Did you receive our latest newsletter update?  You can also view it here: June 2016 Be sure to join our newsletter mailing list to receive our latest updates!… Read More

Last November, we announced renewal funding for our parent leadership programs with Family Focus, Metropolitan Family Services, and Youth Guidance.  This funding supported a second year of service for  evidence-based parenting programs (B-PROUD and Parenting Fundamentals).  Both programs use effective approaches to improve skills for parents of high-risk youth in Austin, Englewood, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale,… Read More

The Youth-Led Tech summer 2016 program is part of a study that is led by MDRC and funded by the MacArthur Foundation, in partnership with Get IN Chicago. All youth who apply to Youth-Led Tech and are eligible for the program will be included in the study, even if they are not selected for the… Read More

May marked the start of Get IN Chicago’s 2016 Police/Youth Baseball Leagues, which bring together 200 youth and Chicago Police Department officers in an attempt to change the perception of police. Based on the league’s success in its inaugural 2015 season, this year’s program is doubling in size and will serve 12 teams, each one coached by… Read More

Get IN Chicago recently bid farewell to two of our fabulous interns – Pete Stypa and Cristina Bedolla!     Pete started his tenure with GIC last summer, providing assistance in data, compliance, and research to operations and grants management.  This summer, he has law internships in North Carolina and Dubai before returning to Chicago… Read More