John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
A playwright and ensemble member of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company is among the winners of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowships – better known as the “genius grants.”
The charitable foundation best known for its “genius grants” to individuals is now is awarding millions to organizations – including two in Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has revealed the second phase of the city’s assault on the home foreclosure crisis. First, Emanuel pushed through an ordinance making banks responsible for maintaining foreclosed properties. On Wednesday, he unveiled a strategy to keep those homes occupied.