Health Lab UChicago to Spend $1 Million on Helping, Studying Mentally Ill Leaving Jail

DNAinfo / October 12, 2015
By Sam Cholke

HYDE PARK — The Urban Labs at the University of Chicago announced Monday $2.15 million in funding for groups claiming to have innovative solutions to vexing city problems.

The lab announced Monday the three groups that won a design competition and will get grants ranging from $500,000 to $1 million to help former inmates with mental illness leaving prison, identify psychological barriers extending joblessness amongst the unemployed and reduce energy usage in low-income families.

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12 October 2015