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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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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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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


Get IN Chicago is currently collaborating with more than 20 agencies on the SYNC (Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care) initiative 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 you… Read More


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While private and foundational support is important, most community-based nonprofits depend on government – local, state, and federal – funds for almost 90% of their costs.  Federal funding can often intimidate grant seekers because it seems the most complicated, but knowing how to access and secure federal funding is essential for any organization hoping to… Read More


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interview by Alexandria Santistevan, John Marshall Law School Intern Get IN Chicago partners are making incredible strides to reduce youth violence in our communities.  To introduce you to the people working in our communities every day, we plan to profile staff members from our CBT and mentoring cohort over the next few weeks.  These individuals are… Read More


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Evidence-based mentoring model used by Get IN Chicago was featured in the White House Office of Social Innovation and My Brother’s Keeper (MBK)’s What Works Showcase Chicago, Ill. — November 17, 2016 — Get IN Chicago, a private organization studying and funding violence prevention initiatives focused on acutely high-risk youth, announced today the 11 community-based… Read More


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by Alexandria Santistevan, John Marshall Law School Intern “The successful organization has one major attribute that sets it apart from unsuccessful organizations… dynamic and effective leadership.” – Hersey and Blanchard As part of our Fall 2016 capacity building effort for mentoring and CBT organizations, Get IN Chicago hosted Deborah Minor Harvey of The Right Source, Inc… Read More