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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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Chicago City Hall

Invigorate Public Institutions

Democracy Program focus area emphasizes inclusion, transparency, and accountability.

Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition

Careers for South Side Residents

The Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition program works to create career pathways for local residents.

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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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