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"If we can prove in enough places and enough settings that this is possible, hopefully, we can build a roadmap for success." @cmtysolutions, the $100 million recipient in our #100andChange competition, has big plans in Maine: bit.ly/3kTgxFJ via @SpecNewsMaine
Last week, we were part of a collective that is supporting neighborhood programming aimed at promoting peace in Chicago! #SafePeacefulChi macfound.org/press/grantee-…
The Partnership for Safe & Peaceful Communities recently announced $1.5 million in grants to 201 grassroots organizations planning ways to bring neighbors together to help make communities safer this summer and early fall. #Chicago #SafePeacefulChi Read: bit.ly/3kVhkpW
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Thanks for highlighting this great conversation with 2021 MacArthur Fellow @LSchulteMoore! 🌽 #MacFellowwtwitter.com/fieldworktalk/…Y
"You can never completely repair the harms, but you can make some major inroads. It is the same as trying to put a price on 256 years of forced free labor." wapo.st/3vX1Ec4 via @washingtonpost
Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Inc. raises $13 Million from @macfound, @McKnightFdn, and @kresgefdn Foundations to support the deployment of clean energy upgrades in underserved markets globenewswire.com/news-release/2…
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"It was through writing that I could fight for my place in American society, but also in the global imagination as well." ✍️📖 Last week on@NewsHourr, MacArthur Fellow Viet Thanh Nguyen's take on writing and memory.#MacFelloww to.pbs.org/3yiOasF3
To all of the mothers out there, happy Mother’s Day. 💐❤️ #MacFellowwh
Something we loved to see all day, MacArthur Fellows celebrating: new mothers, mothers who are no longer, substitute mothers, just so much love! 🌹❤️#HappyMothersDayyw
Important read on #WorldPressFreedomDay this past week, via MacArthur President @jpalfrey. ✍️ bit.ly/3KD8IyF
Great read this #MothersDay, how @NEST360org, finalist in our first #100andChange competition, bounced back from disappointment and doubled down on their efforts to help newborns. 👶 macfound.org/press/grantee-…pe
New on our website this week, a new case study by @RockyMtnInst looks at the e-bus fleet of Pune, one of the largest in India. 🇮🇳�macfound.org/press/grantee-…XWLe
Great read from @idr_online, how Indian migrants survived the pandemic, and how nonprofits and funders can support them. 🇮🇳❤️ macfound.org/press/grantee-…mqe
Proud to be part of a collective this week that announced support for neighborhood programming aimed at promoting peace in Chicago! #SafePeacefulChi macfound.org/press/grantee-…
Congratulations to the many @macfound JAM program and @FieldFoundation M&S program grantees -- @TheTRiiBE @Chicago_Reader @WBEZ @city_bureau @BlockClubCHI -- who took home Lisagor Awards tonight at the @headlineclub. Independent, nonprofit, public media is strong in Chicago!!
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Congratulations on this very well-deserved recognition, MacArthur Fellow @nhannahjones! 🖤 #MacFellowwtwitter.com/nhannahjones/s…U
MacArthur Fellow @ProfTWMitchell on how Black farmers were "effectively disenfranchised within the modern agricultural system," and what can be done about it. 🌾#MacFelloww bit.ly/3yfe7JF6 via@newrepublicc
"I believe live music, or any kind of live performance to be an active exchange." MacArthur Fellow @NifMuhammad curated @BAM_Brooklyn's return to live, in-person programming. 🗣️🎶#MacFellowlobit.ly/3sfcuYH5pD v@NMEN6h7
Great news this week from @Philanthropy, a shift into becoming a nonprofit organization! 👏twitter.com/Philanthropy/s…5
A new case study by @RockyMtnInst looks at the e-bus fleet of Pune, India, one of the largest in the country. 🇮🇳🚌 E-buses can provide public health, economic, and environmental benefits to many other cities as welmacfound.org/press/grantee-…XRDF
"It’s hard to go through such a public—I hate to use the word failure, but let’s be honest." ❤️ How @NEST360org, finalist in our first #100andChange competition, bounced back from disappointment and doubled down on their efforts to help newborns: macfound.org/press/grantee-…
Black children are "traumatised by the information that’s coming towards them." MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine's latest play addresses the use of traumatic imagery. #MacFellow bit.ly/38LVn9T via @guardian
Great listen this evening via @HarvardBiz, how @cmtysolutions is using social entrepreneurship to help end homelessness across America. 🏠 They are the $100 million recipient in the latest edition of our#100andChangee competition:bit.ly/3yc4pHZe
Congratulations, @SierraClub! Exciting to see fresh leadership from a new, diverse board of directors. ❤️ twitter.com/SierraClub/sta…
What's the most effective and least painful way to detangle hair? 🤷 A study by MacArthur Fellow L. Mahadevan takes a look at how.#MacFelloww on.wsj.com/3OZzXGKq via@WSJJu
.@sbidgood of @JamesMartinCNS on the low but rising nuclear threat Russia presents in Ukraine. ☢️ bit.ly/3KL4rsS via @NBCNewYork
First published in @idr_online, how Indian migrants survived the pandemic, and how nonprofits and funders can support them. 🇮🇳❤️ macfound.org/press/grantee-…LjH
Huge congratulations to this 2020 MacArthur Fellow! 🗣️🎵�#MacFellowltwitter.com/cecilesalvant/…skn
"Among other areas of focus for special grantmaking, we are prioritizing support for journalists reporting from the conflict zone, a necessary and dangerous role."–MacArthur President @jpalfrey on #WorldPressFreedomDay linkedin.com/pulse/support-…
This year marks the seventh year PSPC has facilitated neighborhood grants through the Chicago Fund, which provides grants of up to $10,000 to small, neighborhood organizations engaged in community-led approaches to increasing community cohesion, safety and peace. #SafePeacefulChi
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The Partnership for Safe & Peaceful Communities announced $1.5M in grants to 201 organizations proactively planning ways to bring neighbors together to help make communities safer this summer and early fall. View the list of grantees: safeandpeaceful.org/memorial-day-w… #SafePeacefulChi
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201 grassroots organizations 🌿 $1.5 million in grants ❤️ New today, we're excited to be part of a collective supporting engaging events and neighborhood activities this summer aimed at promoting peace in Chicago!#SafePeacefulChii macfound.org/press/grantee-…0d
Today is #WorldPressFreedomDay, a day to celebrate the freedom of the press, freedom of expression and freedom of information 🌍 🌏 🌎 so what better day than today to share some exciting news for local newsrooms around the world? xu8A
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"Making art means you are exploiting your experience essentially, and I find that to be endlessly provoking."–MacArthur Fellow Wu Tsang #MacFellow bit.ly/3LF9Jau via @InterviewMag
A great share to kick off #AAPIHeritageMonth, 10 MacArthur Fellows on their work and their personal experiences. ❤️ #MacFellow macfound.medium.com/highlighting-m…
Who 'gets' to dance and who 'gets' to watch or experience art? ♿💃 Premiering this week at@mcachicagoo, Kinetic Light, performance art centering disabled artists:bit.ly/39ms1iAn via@chicagotribunee
1️⃣4️⃣ years. Shoutout to @WSUnitedChi for their work to help reduce the significant life expectancy gap between Chicago’s West Side and downtown: bit.ly/3LFmnpY via @wttw
MacArthur's Moutushi Sengupta on what funders like us can learn from grassroots organizations, as we build towards a more #EquitableRecovery from the pandemic. ❤️ bit.ly/3y9pkLR via @htTweets
"These posters signal the need to deal with the aftereffects of the pandemic, as well as our collective desire...to move on." MacArthur Fellow (#MacFellow) Camilo Jose Vergara's images of a "post-pandemic" New York City: bit.ly/3MJy27A via @CommEdgeCollab
Conserve 🌳 Restore ❤️ Revitalize 💦 Great story from last week@ndncollectiveve and the Land Back movement built an Indigenous-led effort against environmental destructionabcn.ws/3MGzE1YIe vi@abcnewsws
Great watch this past week, how @SRBCC brought together Bomba groups from Chicago and Barcelona to celebrate and preserve the Afro-Puerto Rican tradition! 💃🇵�macfound.org/press/grantee-…2YL
Workshops 🧠 Performances 👠 Fun 🤗 Coming up this month to celebra#NationalTapDanceDayDay, and hosted @MADDRHYTHMSHMS a@ctsquaredred! �bit.ly/3OpiXcVZeFYO@chicagotribuneibune
"This is about getting to the root of the problem and where food insecurity is anywhere..." 🥕 Shoutout to@DChicagoDreamm, recipient of an $80,000@echoinggreenn Fellowship for his admirable work to end food deserts! ❤️ bit.ly/3Lv3dDb5 via@chicagotribunee
A great share today and always, MacArthur Fellows (#MacFellow) like @Chancellor_Juan, @dinawmengestu, and @MAFCEO on immigration. ❤️ macfound.medium.com/9-quotes-from-…
Conserve 🌳 Restore ❤️ Revitalize 💦 Shoutout t@ndncollectiveve and the Land Back movement, an Indigenous-led effort against environmental destructionabcn.ws/3MGzE1YQG vi@abcnewsws
Thanks for surfacing this important quote, @WSoyinkaCentre! 🇳�twitter.com/WSoyinkaCentre…Pq
Such a heartwarming story from this past week, how @ihmec is using cutting-edge technology to preserve the stories of Holocaust survivors. ❤️ nbcnews.to/3xZhvYP via @NBCNews
Huge news this month, alongside @Chicago_Beyond and @GVF_IL, we launched a movement to end Philanthropy's complicity in Anti-Blackness. 🖤 macfound.org/press/press-re…hD
A story we love to see, how @ihmec is using cutting-edge technology to preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors. ❤️ nbcnews.to/3xZhvYP via @NBCNews
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