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"The deepest cause of this calamity is decades of underinvestment at the federal level in the nation’s wastewater infrastructure combined with a history of structural racism." MacArthur Fellow (#MacFellow) @CathFlowers (cc @NRDC): nyti.ms/3kt62Zj via @nytimes
“We were trying to be responsive in the moment...looking ahead, we are going to have to continue to see how we be responsive to what’s happening in the world.” 🖤🤎💛 This summer's slate of grants aims to build #EquitableRecoveryerbit.ly/3jXWFk0pOP v@chicagotribuneubN1
Next week we can't wait to check out the final group in our August Instagram takeover series: Momenta Dance Company! 💃 Mark your calendars and see you there. 📅 instagram.com/macfound/WiI
Worth revisiting this week, featuring MacArthur's @dyna_chem_net 🧪 and: @OrphanANMEE 🧫 Jerry Mitrovica @DrDamienFairair #MacFellowllow Check out the vidyoutu.be/Yllv3KJPZFAAtwitter.com/macfound/statu…uxs7
Learn more about the $100 million recipient in our #100andChange competition: @cmtysolutions! 🏠 They're accelerating an end to homelessness in 75 American communities in five years:macfound.org/press/article/…9U
You never know what a little fore-edging through the stacks will turn up. #ForeEdgeFriday  [Fore-edge painting from "The Bouquet: a collection of tales, essays, and poems." London, ca. 1830. Case Y 144 .112]
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"Nuance is lost when technologists don't consider social movements as they're training these [language] models." Recently, @timnitGebru talked about algorithmic bias, working in the tech industry, and more: bit.ly/3jnbZX2 via @Forbes
Don't forget about our August Instagram takeover series! 💃 Mark your calendars and see you there. 📅 instagram.com/macfound/WOs
As many SJC sites can attest, it’s imperative to center the voices of people with lived experience & community members when discussing criminal justice reform strategies.
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"At some point down the road...a variant will likely emerge that defeats current vaccines." 💉 This month on our@Mediumm feed, MacArthur Fellow #MacFelloww)@ElEarlyBirdd answered questions about the quickly-changing#COVID199 pandemic:macfound.medium.com/an-evolutionar…N1
Yoga 🧘‍♀️ Drawing and meditation ✍️😌 Flamenco dancing 💃 Garden projects 🌱 So exciting to see the programming t@elpaseogardenrden has in store, and the impact they are having in Chicagbit.ly/3BtzAgrDSrn @Chicago_ReaderaJGhc
Three great proposed events, all by @annenberglab! Vote if you'd like to see them at @sxsw. 🗳️ Today is the last day to vote:panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/114507N panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/116177qpanelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/113595OI
This summer in @chitribopinions, a breakdown of what our recent poll with @HarrisPoll found on public safety in Chicago. bit.ly/3cKZZw9
Great piece by the $100 million recipient in our #100andChange competition. They're working to help end homelessness across the United States. ❤️ twitter.com/cmtysolutions/…
Last chance—the @artspubliclife exhibition “Dawoud Bey: Portraits from Chicago (1993–2001)” closes Saturday. #TowardCommonCause #Fellows40 ms.spr.ly/6018nCSOj
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"You cannot decouple racism and social injustice from the problems we're facing...we need to be training our students to getting a much more holistic perspective on that."––MacArthur Fellow @OrphanANME #MacFellow
"I love patterns. I've made a career simply trying to piece together the meaning of specific patterns...You recognize a pattern and try to test to see if your intuition is correct."––MacArthur Fellow @DrDamienFair #MacFellow
"The best science is sometimes counterintuitive...a lot of what I explore is counterintuitive."––MacArthur Fellow Jerry Mitrovica #MacFellow
Live now, our first Digital Roundtable featuring MacArthur Fellows (#MacFellow) in the sciences! 🔬🦠🧪🔭📡 Moderated by MacArth@dyna_chem_netm_net, we are hosti@OrphanANMEnANME 🧫 Jerry Mitrov@DrDamienFairienFair 🧠 Jmacfound.zoom.us/webinar/regist…Nc5IoKt0c
Join us on Friday, September 10th from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm for the opening of Día de Muertos - A Time to Grieve & Remember. #NMMArt #MexicanArt #MexicanCulture Image: Rick Ortega, Espíritu de Cihuateteo / Cihuateteo’s Spirit, 2018, oil on canvas, 40” x 30”, Courtesy of the artist
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Today at 12pm CT, join us for our first Digital Roundtable featuring MacArthur Fellows (#MacFellow) in the sciences! 🔬🦠🧪🔭📡 Moderated by MacArth@dyna_chem_netm_net, we'll hear fr@OrphanANMEnANME 🧫 Jerry Mitrov@DrDamienFairienFair 🧠 Remacfound.zoom.us/webinar/regist…NuDbxmpW7
"But there are people throughout the city working to make it better." ❤️ A phrase that our grantees are taking to heart all over the world, and especially in Chicago! bit.ly/2WcRNjj via @WBEZ
Great feature of Chicago's Austin neighborhood! Shoutout to @buildchicago for creating and executing "a range of programming dealing with wellness and education to violence intervention and prevention". ❤️ bit.ly/3guHmOL via @wttw
I am so excited - Black Star News published my first solo op-ed today! #ImmigrationIsABlackIssue means @UndocuBlack is laser focused on conversations in our Black Community so that we can achieve legalization as promised in 2021 for all of us. blackstarnews.com/us-politics/ne…
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Today on our Instagram feed, @giordanodance! 💃🕺 We can't wait to see what they have in store for us at 12pm CT. Mark your calendars. jEc
This Wednesday, join us for our first Digital Roundtable featuring MacArthur Fellows (#MacFellow) in the sciences! 🔬🦠🧪🔭📡 Moderated by MacArth@dyna_chem_netm_net, we'll hear fr@OrphanANMEnANME 🧫 Jerry Mitrov@DrDamienFairienFair 🧠 Remacfound.zoom.us/webinar/regist…Npf34nPqO
"The good news is that vaccines are still holding up with the Delta variant, especially as it relates to avoiding severe disease and death." 💉 MacArthur Fellow #MacFelloww)@ElEarlyBirdd on the#COVID199 vaccine, what might come next in the pandemic:macfound.medium.com/an-evolutionar…n7
Something to look forward to this week, our first Digital Roundtable featuring MacArthur Fellows in the sciences! 🔬🦠🧪🔭📡 Moderated by MacArth@dyna_chem_netm_net, we'll hear fr@OrphanANMEnANME 🧫 Jerry Mitrov@DrDamienFairienFair 🧠 Mark your calend#MacFellowMq9xMw9uwE
This past week we were excited to check out this video on Earl’s Garden Mae’s Kitchen, a nonprofit in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood that's transforming vacant lots into gardens, public spaces, and more. 🌱🎨youtu.be/UiLICeOfPp8h9
In 2006 we recognized @jaricheson as a MacArthur Fellow for her research examining "the behavioral and cognitive consequences of prejudice and racial stereotyping." #MacFellow twitter.com/SAGE_Publishin…
This week we reiterated our support for @cyber4democracy and joined other funders in calling for Facebook to not block research into disinformation. 🖥️💻�macfound.org/press/grantee-…JVmO
Great story this week, looking forward to performances this fall! 🎭twitter.com/macfound/statu…2
This year we hosted an event featuring the six finalists of #100andChange. 🌎🌍🌏🌎🌍🌏 And then announced the $100 million recipient of the competition. 🏆 Explore videos from the youtube.com/playlist?list=…zC3OWueL
All year alongside @TowardCommCause, we're celebrating the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows (#MacFellow) program. 🧠 Check out the full list of events and keep up with the conversation using the hashtag#Fellows400:macfound.org/events/macarth…d4
Don't forget about our August Instagram takeover series! 💃 Mark your calendars, and see you there. 📅 instagram.com/macfound/W37
Something to look forward to next week, our first Digital Roundtable featuring MacArthur Fellows in the sciences! 🔬🦠🧪🔭📡 Moderated by MacArth@dyna_chem_netm_net, we'll hear fr@OrphanANMEnANME 🧫 Jerry Mitrov@DrDamienFairienFair 🧠 Mark your calend#MacFellowMgyRSiUc9g
"Throughout the concert-dance world, dancers of color have often shared that sense of isolation and difference." Shoutout to @HubbardStreet's Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell for being featured as an agent of change: wapo.st/3y2n2KM via @washingtonpost
“We were trying to be responsive in the moment...looking ahead, we are going to have to continue to see how we be responsive to what’s happening in the world.” 🖤🤎💛 Our recent slate of grants aims to build #EquitableRecoveryerbit.ly/3jXWFk00Gn v@chicagotribuneuu93
We love to see success stories like this! Shoutout to Lorenzo Taylor for his success, and to @ChicagoCred for making stories like these possible. ❤️ bit.ly/37YJutG via @WBEZ
Vaccinations and #COVID19 precautions now required at Chicago theaters this fall! 💉🎭 Proud to support many of the 65 nonprofits that are working to make live performances safebit.ly/3ghGD3sFt vi@chicagotribunencs
Recognising the need for climate sensitive policies, Maharashtra is committed to working with its local governments to mitigate climate change and protect the state’s natural environment 🌏 #WhatsAtStatee#Under2Coalitionn@Regions4SDD@PunamiyaSaurabhh@MahaEnvCCcv
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Great read! In 2006 we recognized @shahziasikander as a MacArthur Fellow (#MacFellow) for her "visually striking, resonant works [that] merge the traditional South Asian art of miniature painting with contemporary forms and styles." 🖼️ macfound.org/fellows/class-…mtwitter.com/shahziasikande…8
A diversion program in Durham County, shows collaboration between law enforcement & community groups by allowing officers to redirect people accused of committing their first misdemeanor(s) to community-based services in lieu of arrest. #RethinkJails safetyandjusticechallenge.org/2021/08/what-c…
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We've put together extended videos of the 2020 MacArthur Fellows! #MacFellow Take a closer look at the work of these creative and inspiring individuals: youtube.com/playlist?list=… 📈📱⚙️🧼🧬🧠🎭🚰🩺🖥️✍️🖼️🦠🧫⚖️🏠📜📖📕 t.co/DUGe8w4owz
Today is #WorldPhographyDay, so we're highlighting some inspirational MacArthur Fellows who are photographers! 📷 Who is your favorite photographer? 🤔#MacFellowow macfound.medium.com/macarthur-fell…RHa
Today is #WorldPhotographyDay, so it feels fitting to share an out-of-this-world #astrophotography pic! 🌌The North America#Nebulaa shows a beautiful array of different elements known as the Hubble Palette. Red is sulphur, green is hydrogen, and blue is oxygen.🤯 [📷: Nick Laku0X
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