Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions
February 14, 2012
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to address some of the Chicago area's most pressing social justice challenges.
In 2003, MacArthur launched what eventually became a $187 million strategy to preserve and improve affordable rental homes through the Window of Opportunity initiative. Former Representative Barney Frank had long championed the need to preserve federal ...
Following a 2017 report on the cost of segregation in Chicago, the Metropolitan Planning Councilhas released 24 recommendations to restore financial equity to residents and neighborhoods most affected by segregation and racism.