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.