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Chicago, IL, United States

ConTextos transforms traditional, rote education into dynamic learning with deep- thinking, engaged dialogue and expression. They developed Authors Circle, an evidence-based, intensive writing, social-emotional learning program that fosters healing and reflection, targeting victims, witnesses or perpetrators of violence and trauma, in communities, juvenile detention and prison, including Cook County Jail and CPS.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2021
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $200,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2020
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $100,000
Purpose: Director of Development

Year awarded: 2018
Period: 3 years
Amount awarded: $450,000
Purpose: Authors Circle at Cook County Department of Corrections