Get IN Chicago provides counsel to funder and community-based organizations working to reduce youth violence and address the underlying, systemic issues that lead to it. Get IN Chicago also studies and funds antiviolence initiatives focused on acutely high-risk youth, those who are at heightened risk for becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. Get IN Chicago is led by business leaders who have pledged support to identify the most promising practices to improve the lives and safety of Chicago’s youth. To do this, Get IN Chicago partners with community-based organizations, public agencies and corporate funders to inspire creative solutions and collaboration, involve multiple stakeholders, and invest in innovative and effective strategies. NEW AND NOTEWORTHY GIC hosted the Building Stronger Systems for Youth Symposium on July 25th. Key Lessons in Youth Violence Prevention SYNC Initiative Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) is a new initiative designed to support acutely high-risk youth in seven Chicago communities hardest hit by poverty and violence. Our Youth Get IN Chicago focuses efforts on acutely high-risk youth, or those most likely to participate in gun violence. NORC Data NORC at the University of Chicago shares initial analysis of acutely high-risk youth participants in our SYNC violence reduction program. Youth Baseball Serving youth in Austin, Englewood, and North Lawndale, the Police/Youth Baseball Leagues combine mentorship and sports and build community trust. 2017 Annual Report $35 million invested, 14,000+ served - learn more about our impact, programs, lessons, partners and how your generosity has made a difference in our annual report. Parent Support Last year, our parent leadership cohort enrolled more than 500 parents. Read more about their quantitative and qualitative impact.