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"As a Sheriff, I Know That Jail is Not Always the Answer"

In this opinion piece, Charleston County, S.C. Sheriff Al Cannon Jr. discusses alternatives to incarceration that can improve outcomes for individuals, families, and communities. Read More
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Evaluating the Arts & Culture Loan Fund Program

The Arts & Culture Loan Fund provides small and medium sized arts and culture organizations with loans to address cash flow shortages and strengthen the financial capacity of its borrowers. Read More
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New Media and the Changing Nature of Civic and Political Activism

Cathy Cohen, professor of political science at University of Chicago, and Elisabeth Soep, Research Director and Senior Producer at Youth Radio, address a new form of civic engagement. Read More
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Growing Support for Criminal Justice Reform

A growing majority of voters supports sentencing reform and other criminal justice reform measures, according to an ongoing tracking poll by the MacArthur-supported Coalition for Public Safety. Read More
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Pathways to Urban Sustainability

A report by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a road map and recommendations to help U.S. cities become more sustainable, measurably improving their residents’ economic, social, and environmental well-being. Read More