Maddie Easton is the program assistant for the Culture and Democracy programs at the Joyce Foundation. Before joining Joyce, she was a Department Assistant at DePaul University managing the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Program, the Refugee and Forced Migration Studies Program, and the Critical Ethnic Studies Program. Maddie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Applied Diplomacy and is currently working on her Master’s in Cinematography.
How a Philanthropic Bet on Violence Intervention Is Winning Public Dollars
State, local, and city agencies are investing about $150 million this year in a variety of community violence-intervention strategies that philanthropy is road-testing. Read more about how the Joyce Foundation and others are stepping in to fund CVI work.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
They Got NEXT — Chicago Sinfonietta Celebrates 35 Years
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Sinfonietta, like so many organizations, was forced to reimagine itself, pivoting programming and performances to a fully virtual space.