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Get IN Chicago welcomed a new intern, Emily Robertson, to our team in January. Emily, a Gannon Scholar at Loyola University, will assist with projects ranging from grant compliance and budgets to communications and events.  Thank you to the Baum Family Fund for providing generous funding for her work! Name: Emily Robertson Hometown: Avon, OH Current Neighborhood:… Read More


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by Toni Irving, PhD Executive Director, Get IN Chicago Originally published in the Philanthropy News Digest According to the Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Americans gave as generously as ever in 2015, setting a record for the second year in a row with total giving of $373.25 billion. That wasn’t enough,… Read More


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interview by Alexandria Santistevan, John Marshall Law School Intern   Get IN Chicago’s SYNC (Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care) initiative aims to strengthen mentoring and CBT programs and create a rigorous, central intake and case management system for acutely high-risk youth in Austin, Englewood, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, Roseland, South Shore, and West Englewood. To introduce… Read More


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Did you receive our latest newsletter update?  You can also view it here: February 2017 Be sure to join our newsletter mailing list to receive our latest updates!… Read More


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Much like a tree in the woods that falls with no one to hear it, does a nonprofit do good work if no one knows about it? Obviously not, but any organization can strengthen its reach and impact by integrating effective communications into operations. Done well, a solid communications plan can lead to more participant referrals,… Read More


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It’s Friday!  How about some good news? Our Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) partners are committed to providing supportive services to acutely high-risk youth in seven Chicago communities hardest hit by poverty and violence. SYNC components include establishing new pathways for services, creating centralized systems for intake and community-based case management, and strengthening… Read More


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Our Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) partners are committed to providing supportive services to acutely high-risk youth in seven Chicago communities hardest hit by poverty and violence. SYNC components include establishing new pathways to service, creating centralized systems for intake and community-based case management, and strengthening service providers so they can deliver evidence-based mentoring… Read More


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Our Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) partners are committed to providing supportive services to acutely high-risk youth in seven Chicago communities hardest hit by poverty and violence. SYNC components include establishing new pathways to services, creating centralized systems for intake and community-based case management, and strengthening service providers so they can deliver evidence-based… Read More


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Get IN Chicago is currently collaborating with more than 20 agencies to strengthen mentoring and CBT programs and create a rigorous, central intake and case management system for acutely high-risk youth in Austin, Englewood, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, Roseland, South Shore, and West Englewood.  The initiative is called Supporting Youth through a Network of Care… Read More