Through CLPHA’s grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s (CDP) COVID-19 Response Fund, ten sub-grants were given to member PHAs across the country to meet the ongoing needs of residents during this pandemic. Recipients will use their grants to meet immediate and locally defined needs in the areas of public health, education, employment, and basic urgent needs of their residents that have been exacerbated by COVID-19 for a wide range of projects.
National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities for CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
“Bending the Arc” explores the everyday work of creating inclusive, equitable and racially just communities. This podcast spotlights bold thinking and action by creative, passionate, experienced thinkers and actors from cities and communities around the US and Canada.
CLPHA's education working group held a webinar on Tuesday, November 10, 2:00-3:00pm ET with a presentation from MathTalk, a group that aims to provide opportunities for families to engage in "math talk" by placing installations or digital experiences in public waiting spaces.
Erin Devorah Carreon for CHAPIN HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
While both urban and rural areas share similar rates of youth homelessness, in rural regions the issue is less visible and less researched. This qualitative study explores the challenges that rural communities in the U.S.
Chicago’s troubling homicide rate could be significantly reduced through a massive increase in state spending for Chicago schools. That's just one of the proposals floated Monday by a prominent University of Chicago economist Jens Ludwig.
One Summer Chicago Plus is a jobs program designed to reduce violence and prepare youth living in some of the city’s highest-violence neighborhoods for the labor market. This study was carried out over the summer of 2013 in partnership with the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services.