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Arianna Cisneros

Arianna Cisneros Named CLA Fellow

McCormick Foundation Program Officer named to 2018 class of fellows by Civic Leadership Academy

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student media reports

Chicago News Landscape

This study shows substantial differences in what people think about local news coverage depending on where they live.

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Bronzeville WWI momunment

Fighting on Both Fronts

See the story of the 370th Infantry Regiment, one of only a few African American regiments in WWI.

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Come to Cantigny

Visit Colonel McCormick’s estate to see where it all began.

Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park

Part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundations, Cantigny Park is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitor Center with banquet and dining facilities

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Cantigny Golf

Cantigny Golf

One of the finest golf and hospitality destinations in the Midwest, Cantigny Golf includes 27 scenic holes, the year-round Cantigny Golf Academy, the 9-hole Cantigny Youth Links and a full-service clubhouse with dining and banquet facilities

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