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Chicago’s Peace Outreach Continues

Gun violence takes no break amidst continual backdrop of COVID-19

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The Civic Mission of News

New study reveals topical and geographic gaps we need to fill in our information ecosystem to achieve this vision

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McCormick In the Headlines

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Xquina Incubator Café in Little Village
Little Village Chamber of Commerce, September 23, 2020

New Data Show Statewide Snapshot of Kindergarten Readiness
Illinois State Board of Education, August 24, 2020

READI Chicago: How A Program Against Gun Violence Helps Save Lives
NBC Chicago, April 23, 2019

Census changes raise fears of Illinois undercounting
Chicago Sun-Times, March 11, 2019

Tuesday's Election is First Test of Youth Voter Turnout After State-Mandated Civics Education
Block Club Chicago, November 2, 2018

Monitoring Cook County's Central Bond Court
The Coalition to End Money Bond, February 27, 2018

Two McCormick Foundation Grantees Win VETTY Awards for Service to Veteran Community
We Are the Mighty, January 22, 2018

Chicago's West and South Sides Rate News Media Poorly, See Opportunities for Engagement
UT Austin Center for Media Engagement, January 18, 2018

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