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Impacting Investing

Dollars and Change
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Reworking the Economy to Reduce Inequality

The Roosevelt Institute has released a comprehensive policy agenda for reducing inequality and improving economic performance by overhauling the laws and institutions that shape the economy. Read More
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Exploring Open Governance

The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance has released its core research agenda, which will focus primarily on two areas: data-driven governance and collaborative governance. Read More
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Assessing the Proposed Illinois FY16 Budget

A report by the Civic Federation finds that the proposed Illinois FY16 budget relies heavily on projected savings that do not appear to be achievable in light of the state’s obligations and long-term policy objectives. Read More
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Understanding Illinois Pensions

The Civic Federation provides two easy-to-understand primers on public employee pensions in the State of Illinois. Read More
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Survey Examines Growth of Impact Investing

The annual impact investor survey reveals growing global markets for impact investments, with respondents reporting more than $10 billion of investments in 2014 and plans to commit 16 percent more in 2015. Read More
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Make Room Campaign Highlights Lack of Affordable Rental Housing

A national campaign called Make Room is staging concerts, convening forums, and sharing stories to deepen awareness about the lack of affordable rental housing and the impact that is having on American families. Read More

"David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish"

The Marshall Project
David Simon, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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Court Upholds Ban on Personal Campaign Solicitations by Judges

Research by MacArthur grantees Justice at Stake and the Brennan Center was cited by the Court, and Justice at Stake filed an amicus brief in the case. Read More