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Thanks to everyone who attended this important discussion yesterday. ⬇️ #Repost @benefitchicago ・・・
Full house yesterday at the opportunity zone overview and discussion hosted by the @UrbanInstitute, @TheChicagoCommunityTrust, @MacFound, and the Pritzker Traubert Foundation, at @MXCollege.
Thought provoking panels around housing and community wealth left all in the room excited about the possibilities. •


#OpportunityZones #AffordableHousing #CommunityWealth #InvestInImpact #PublicPrivatePartnerships #Latergram #BenefitChicago #CrossSectorPartnerships


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This year, our program directors reflected on challenges, and opportunities, in our grantmaking this year. Read their pieces (link in profile) and let us know what you think.


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‪Today at @mcachicago we hosted some of our grantees who are working in the space of participatory civic media. Thank you to everyone working hard to empower citizens to express themselves and organize for social change! #CivicMedia


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“For me justice is the embodiment of all.”—MacArthur President Julia Stasch
This morning, she sat down with a group of our civic media grantees to talk about justice and representation, and to learn more about their missions and motivations. #CivicMedia


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Today we announced $20 million in new climate grants, our first round in China and second round in India. Our goal is to support organizations working to help decrease the carbon-intensity of these countries’ economies, reduce emissions, and build political will and public demand for climate solutions. Read more via the link in our profile. 🌎🌍🌏


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Today we announced this year’s recipients of International Connections Fund grants: 10 Chicago arts organizations will engage in diverse artistic exchanges in eight countries including Haiti 🇭🇹, Qatar 🇶🇦, Russia 🇷🇺, and South Africa 🇿🇦(see link in profile for full list).
Check out this Boomerang of MacArthur’s Geoffrey Banks. Each dot represents where one of these 10 nonprofits will engage in exchanges. 🌎🌍🌏


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Meet the 2018 MacArthur Fellows, 25 exceptionally creative individuals who inspire us all. #MacFellow
Learn more about their stories on our website (link in profile).


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Check out #70MillionPod, a podcast that’s taking a look at community-led efforts to reform criminal justice across America. 🎙⚖️⬇️ #Repost @lanwilco with @get_repost
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Congratulations to the @70millionpod on their recent launch! Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate. #tbt #70millionpod #lanwilco


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Last week we announced the Jack Fuller Legacy Initiative, an initial $2.4 million to help strengthen journalism and media in Chicago. This support goes to organizations focused on good reporting, but also is geared at creating honest public discourse and meaningful civic engagement in diverse communities across the city. 📝🔎🗞🎥📻🎙


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@penncosheriff represents one of 40 sites around the United States who sent representatives to our Safety and Justice Challenge meeting this week in Pittsburgh. They’re on the front lines of local jail systems working to change the way we think about jails in America. #RethinkJails
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Safety + Justice Challenge network meeting @mac.foundation.bh @macfound @safetyandjustice


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This week, we’re in Pittsburgh with representatives from 40 Safety and Justice Challenge sites around the United States to share knowledge and best practices in their efforts to reduce over-incarceration and rethink the way we use jails. Follow along using the hashtag #RethinkJails.


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Today, we’re hosting “Refiguring the Future”, a conference exploring artists’ role in helping us understand and navigate artificial intelligence (AI). Here are some photos from our breakout sessions, which you can follow along using the hashtag #Netgain.


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