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MacArthur Foundation grants another $1.9 million for criminal justice reform in Spokane County

The funding comes in addition to another $1.9 million that the foundation awarded to the county in 2015 and 2016 as part of its Safety and Justice Challenge.


Spokane-based Alliance for Media Arts and Culture receives MacArthur Foundation grant

The $300,000 grant will be used for field-building programs across the country.


Shawn Vestal: Between officials and reformers, a growing rift in efforts to improve Spokane’s criminal justice system

We have plenty to be proud of in the city’s push towards a fairer criminal justice system. But two years after receiving an award from the MacArthur Foundation, a significant …


Prosecutor Larry Haskell backs plan to reduce number of inmates at Spokane County Jail

Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell says he’s on board with the county’s ambitious plan to reduce jail overcrowding using a $1.75 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation, so long as …


Spokane County Jail receives an additional $1.75 million from MacArthur Foundation to reduce overcrowding

Criminal Justice Adminstrator Jacqueline van Wormer informed stakeholders at the city and county level Wednesday afternoon the national nonprofit had selected Spokane County as one of 11 sites to receive …


MacArthur Foundation grant will reduce jail crowding

Spokane County has been rewarded for its efforts at criminal justice reform, with the deep-pocketed MacArthur Foundation selecting the area for a competitive grant to reduce overcrowding at the aging …


Moscow-born playwright wins “genius grant”

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants” is a playwright from Moscow, Idaho, who promises to keep doing what he he’s been …