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Manufacturing, Race and Community

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Manufacturing, Race and Community

Dan Swinney calls for innovation in both manufacturing and social inclusion in this summary of Manufacturing Renaissance’s “Go Big or Go Home” proposal developed for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100andChange grant competition. Although Manufacturing Renaissance did not make the top-ten finalists, the proposal of what a scaled-up system could look like that builds ...

“Go Big or Go Home!” MR and friends just getting started…

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“Go Big or Go Home!” MR and friends just getting started…

Dear friends, As you know, we applied for the MacArthur100&Change grant last fall asking for $100 million in support of taking our education, workforce development, community development, and industrial retention system to scale in Cook County. We made the first cut meeting the criteria that our program was “meaningful”, verifiable and supported by evidence, ...