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This is an unprecedented time in American life.

The Coronavirus pandemic has altered all aspects of how we work and live, and the nation’s response to it has direct implications in the areas where we focus our philanthropic efforts.

The repercussions for Criminal Justice, Health, Public Finance, and Higher Education have been immediate and acute. Here, you’ll find news and stories about the pandemic’s unfolding effects on those involved in the criminal justice system, how students are navigating the abrupt shift to online education and relief for student loan borrowers, what governments can do to prepare for the next recession, and the impacts on all aspects of our health care and delivery system.


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