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In 2004, a MacArthur-funded pilot project by the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecologists of India and JHPIEGO demonstrated how to reduce maternal mortality in rural areas by training non-specialist medical providers in emergency obstetric care. Now ...
Youth of color make up one-third of all youth in America, but two-thirds of youth in juvenile detention facilities. African-American, Latino, and other youth of color are more likely to be locked up than white youth ...
On September 16, about 200 people with an interest in the future of Africa gathered in New York for the announcement of the second phase of the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa. MacArthur, Ford, Rockefeller ...
Street Fight, a co-production of ITVS and P.O.V., both MacArthur grantees, has recently been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film, by Marshall Curry, is about the turbulent campaign of ...
One of the largest rescues ever of troubled privately-owned Section 8 housing is occurring in Chicago, according to MacArthur grantee the National Housing Trust. In an effort to save more than 1,000 affordable housing units ...
March 1, 2006 - Speech
Remarks by John Slocum on the Foundation's Efforts to Strengthen Russia's Scholarly Infrastructure, March 1, 2006
The Chair of MacArthur's Russia Working Group, John Slocum discusses the Foundation's support for efforts to improve human rights and higher education in the country.
February 27, 2006 - Grantee News
The University of California at San Francisco issued a press release about recent MacArtur-supported research findings that indicate the use of an anti-shock garment may helpful in preventing obstetrical hemorrhaging due to childbirth.
February 15, 2006 - Publication
Contents In Focus: Bringing Science to Bear on Security Policy From the Field: Justice Delivered Russian Police Torture Case Newsroom: Illinois: "Model" State for Juvenile Justice Reform MacArthur Supports Research on Internet Censorship Can Proliferation Be ...
February 6, 2006 - Speech
Remarks by Jonathan Fanton, Press Conference for New Career-Focused Job Training Program for CHA Residents
MacArthur's President, also the chair of the Partnership for New Communities, endorses Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's efforts to help public housing residents prepare for employment.
February 2, 2006 - Speech
Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the luncheon for the Juvenile Justice Initiative - Models For Change Launch in Illinois
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton marks the launch of Models for Change in Illinois, one of the initiative's four core states working to harness and accelerate promising models of juvenile justice reform.
February 2, 2006 - Press Release
MacArthur Foundation Selects Illinois as "Model" State for National Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative
MacArthur selected Illinois as one of four states to participate in its national initiative to accelerate promising models for juvenile justice system reform.
February 1, 2006 - Publication
Each year MacArthur makes grants to exceptional organizations that are key contributors to fields that are core to the Foundation's work.