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Strengthening Local Journalism

A reflection on the Democracy Program's 2019 work in Journalism.

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2019 Review / 2020 Preview

Highlights from the Foundation's work in 2019 and a look ahead to 2020.

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Chicago's Digital News Needs

Analysis of News Revenue Hub and Impact Architects' report on Chicago's news ecosystem.

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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

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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