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  • Resident Scholar Shawn Healy speaks with WGN Radio about the 2010 Chicago Civic Health Index
    (Mon, Dec 13 2010)


  • Studies Highlight Disengagement Among Illinois and Chicago Citizens
    (Wed, Dec 8 2010)


  • Latino Children Face Sharp Disparity in Preschool Access Yields Early & Costly Achievement Gaps (PDF)
    (Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010)

    Fresh Evidence: What Works
    Implementing Dual-language Programs in Illinois
    Scarce Access in Illinois Drives Learning Gaps Even Before Starting School

  • McCormick Foundation Appoints Director of Evaluation and Learning
    (Monday, 25 Oct 2010)


  • McCormick Foundation Grants Nearly $1 Million for Citywide Housing Programs through Chicago Tribune Charities
    (Tue, 5 Oct 2010)


  • McCormick Foundation Invests Over $6 Million in Early Care and Education
    (Thu, 29 July 2010)


  • McCormick Foundation and United Way Launch Fund to Support Local Nonprofits in Volatile Economy
    (Thu, 17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • McCormick Foundation Teams with Chicago Blackhawks to Encourage Local Philanthropy and Strengthen Chicago's Communities
    (Wed, 25 May 2010 )


  • McCormick Foundation Grants Nearly $1 Million for Citywide Hunger Programs Through Chicago Tribune Charities
    (Wed, 7 Apr 2010 )


  • CHICAGO HELPS HAITI RELIEF DRIVE RAISES $2,962,391
    (Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • McCORMICK FOUNDATION SUPPORTS ‘CHICAGO HELPS HAITI’
    (Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT)




  • Communities Program

  • McCormick Foundation Grants Nearly $1 Million for Citywide Housing Programs through Chicago Tribune Charities
    (Tue, 5 Oct 2010)


  • McCormick Foundation Grants Nearly $1 Million for Citywide Workforce Development Programs through Chicago Tribune Charities
    (Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • McCormick Foundation and United Way Launch Fund to Support Local Nonprofits in Volatile Economy
    (Thu, 17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • McCormick Foundation Teams with Chicago Blackhawks to Encourage Local Philanthropy and Strengthen Chicago's Communities
    (Wed, 25 May 2010 )


  • McCormick Foundation Grants Nearly $1 Million for Citywide Hunger Programs Through Chicago Tribune Charities
    (Wed, 7 Apr 2010 )




  • Education Program

  • Latino Children Face Sharp Disparity in Preschool Access Yields Early & Costly Achievement Gaps (PDF)
    (Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010)

    Fresh Evidence: What Works
    Implementing Dual-language Programs in Illinois
    Scarce Access in Illinois Drives Learning Gaps Even Before Starting School

  • McCormick Foundation Invests Over $6 Million in Early Care and Education
    (Thu, 29 July 2010)


  • Sesame Workshop Launches "When Families Grieve" Initiative
    Helping families cope with the death of a parent


  • “When Families Grieve” Screening at The Pentagon
    Elmo, Rosita, and Elmo's cousin Jesse traveled to The Pentagon for a special When Families Grieve screening with Secretary Lynn and Admiral Mullen


  • Seven Educators Named as Finalists for the 2010 Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Awards
    (Fri, 5 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT)




  • Journalism Program

  • McCormick Foundation Partners with Poynter Institute to Administer the Specialized Reporting Institutes
    (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 )


  • McCormick Foundation Invests Nearly $5 Million in Youth Journalism, Quality News Content and News Literacy
    (Thu, 14 Oct 2010 )


  • McCormick Foundation Awards More Than $230,000 For Journalism Training on Quality News Content
    (Wed, 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • TWENTY-SIX CHICAGO SCHOOLS AND EIGHT NONPROFITS AWARDED MEDIA TECHNOLOGY GRANTS
    (Tue, 2 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)




  • Civic Program

  • Carl Sandburg High School recognized as Illinois Democracy School
    (Fri, 17 Sep 2010)




  • Cantigny

  • New Resource Provides Educators with Tools to Connect Young Children to Nature
    (Thu, Dec 16 2010)


  • Cantigny Announces Photo Contest Winners
    (Mon, Dec 13 2010)


  • Expanded LEGO Train Show at Cantigny December 11 & 12
    (Mon, Nov 23 2010)


  • Guitar and Harp Concert at McCormick Museum on February 20
    (Mon, Nov 19 2010)


  • Cantigny 5K Proceeds Given to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
    (Fri, Nov 12 2010)


  • Red Alert: Poinsettia Display at Cantigny Greenhouse on November 30
    (Thu, Nov 11 2010)


  • McCormick Museum to Display Christmas Trees by Community Groups
    (Mon, Nov 8 2010)


  • Todd Quednau Wins Cantigny 5K Run/Walk
    (Sat, Nov 6 2010)


  • Cantigny Toy Soldier Show on November 7
    (Tue, 19 Oct 2010)


  • Joy Kaminsky Joins Cantigny Park as Director of Horticulture
    (Tue, 28 Sep 2010)


  • 13th Annual Civil War Symposium at First Division Museum on October 2
    (Fri, 24 Sep 2010)


  • Horticulture Department Offers Botanical Design Classes
    (Tue, 21 Sep 2010)


  • Connie DeMattia Named 2010 Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year
    (Thu, 16 Sep 2010)


  • Cantigny Park and SCARCE Team for Green Fair on September 25
    (Mon, 13 Sep 2010)


  • Bring the Family to Stargazing at Cantigny on September 18
    (Tue, 7 Sep 2010)


  • Cantigny Fall Festival Will Include First-Ever Arts & Crafts Show
    (Wed, 1 Sep 2010)


  • Expanded “Idea Garden” Opens at Cantigny Park
    (Wed, 1 Sep 2010)


  • Cantigny to Participate in Fourth Annual Patriot Golf Day Sept. 3-6
    (Mon, 30 Aug 2010)


  • Cantigny Park to Host Revolutionary War Reenactment September 11-12
    (Thu, 26 Aug 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Offers “Toast of the Prairie” on August 26
    (Wed, 18 Aug 2010)


  • Vive la France! at Cantigny Park on August 15
    (Wed, 4 Aug 2010)


  • Bow WOW! Dog Days Return to Cantigny Park on August 7
    (Tue, 27 July 2010)


  • Cantigny Park and Cantigny Golf Introduce Benefits Program for Vets
    (Mon, 19 July 2010)


  • Cantigny Park’s Second Annual “McCormick Day” on July 30
    (Fri, 16 July 2010)


  • “Summer Evening at Cantigny” Set for July 22
    (Wed, 7 July 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Gets Creative with Adult Class Offerings
    (Thu, 24 June 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Puts a New Spin on “Date Night”
    (Wed, 23 June 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Plans Patriotic Celebration on July 4th
    (Tue, 22 June 2010)


  • Starry Nights: Cantigny Announces Summer “Movie in the Park” Schedule
    (Tue, 15 June 2010)


  • Cantigny’s Twilight Garden Tour and Wine Tasting Set for June 24
    (Tue, 8 June 2010)


  • Cantigny Joins Blue Star Museums Program
    (Wed, 26 May 2010)


  • Cantigny Announces Outdoor Summer Symphony Series
    (Wed, 26 May 2010)


  • When It Was a Game: Vintage Base Ball Returns to Cantigny!
    (Fri, 21 May 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Announces Free Summer Concerts
    (Tue, 18 May 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Announces Summer Programs for Kids
    (Wed, 12 May 2010)


  • First Division Museum Speaker Will Give First-Hand Report on Iraq
    (Tue, 11 May 2010)


  • Cantigny Park Fitness Classes Begin in June
    (Mon, 10 May 2010)


  • Cantigny Gardens: Upcoming Events, Tours and Workshops
    (Thu, 6 May 2010)


  • Cantigny’s McCormick Museum Offers Two Lectures in June
    (Mon, 3 May 2010)


  • Cantigny First Division Foundation Funds Traveling World War I Exhibit
    (Thu, 22 Apr 2010)


  • Get On the Bus! Cantigny Plans Journalism Tour of Chicago
    (Wed, 21 Apr 2010)


  • Cantigny Golf Academy Offers Half-Day Schools for Women
    (Thu, 15 Apr 2010)


  • Cantigny Golf Academy Offers Evening Workshops
    (Tue, 13 Apr 2010)


  • Cantigny Greenhouse Open to Public on May 2
    (Mon, 12 Apr 2010)


  • Cantigny Golf Academy Offers Adult Golf Classes
    (Thu, 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Joel Frankel to Perform at McCormick Museum on April 18
    (Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Cantigny Post 556 of American Legion Celebrates 80 Years
    (Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • “Night at the Mansion” Family Sleepover Set for April 23
    (Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Cantigny Golf Academy Offers “Life Workshop” for Women on March 10
    (Tue, 2 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • “Troops & Vets Night” at Kane County Cougars Set for August 2
    (Mon, 1 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Cantigny Announces Photo Contest Winners
    (Mon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Cantigny Bridal Show Set for January 31
    (Tue, 12 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • Classical Violin Concert at McCormick Museum on February 21
    (Wed, 6 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT)




  • First Division Museum at Cantigny

  • “Tunnel Rat” Veterans to Speak at First Division Museum
    (Tue, 16 Nov 2010)


  • Cantigny Plans Luminary Tribute on Veterans Day
    (Mon, 25 Oct 2010)


  • Author Kelly Kennedy to Speak at First Division Museum
    (Mon, 18 Oct 2010)


  • Panel Will Explore Role of U.S. Army Chaplains in Combat Zones
    (Thu, 23 Sep 2010)


  • First Division Museum Welcomes Author B.G. Burkett
    (Tue, 24 Aug 2010)


  • First Division Museum Plans 50th Anniversary Celebration August 17-21
    (Thu, 5 Aug 2010)


  • First Division Museum Names Winners in Photo Contest
    (Wed, 28 Apr 2010)


  • First Division Museum Welcomes Author John Grenier
    (Wed, 14 Apr 2010)


  • First Division Museum Program to Examine Army Innovation
    (Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • First Division Museum Welcomes Filmmaker JD Johannes
    (Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT)


  • First Division Museum Welcomes First Visitors of 50th Year
    (Thu, 11 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT)



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