Emmanuel Pratt will use a South Side community farm he developed as a “living laboratory” to teach students about contemporary sustainability initiatives.
An urban designer from Chicago and one of the city’s longtime illustrators are among the 2019 MacArthur fellows and recipients of the prestigious “genius grant.”
Sociologist Rebecca Sandefur has received the prestigious award for her research on the hurdles low-income communities face when seeking civil justice. She joins us in discussion.
We meet photographer and video artist LaToya Ruby Frazier and Juan Salgado, president and CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino.
The MacArthur Foundation recently announced their 21 Genius grants winners, and five have Chicago connections. We sit down with two of the winners to learn more about their work and their reactions to the $625,000 award.