Get IN Chicago provides services for acutely high-risk youth that address the risk and protective factors serving as the root causes of violence. Our initial funding supported three core program types that research indicates are most effective in the prevention of youth violence: Mentoring, Cognitive Behavioral/Family Therapy, and Parent Leadership/Engagement.  Since then, we amplified efforts toward novel… Read More

This summer, Get IN Chicago welcomes three interns to our team: Rachael Maguire, Camille Smith, and Imani Waweru.  Our interns contribute to all aspects of operations, with an emphasis on research, monitoring and compliance, and survey work.  Thank you to the Baum Family Fund and University of Chicago Institute of Politics for providing generous funding… Read More

Get IN Chicago is pleased to award 11 grants for safe, structured summer programs.  Chosen with a review committee of nine donors and practitioners, these awards will support pro-social activities such as mentoring, therapy, sports, arts, and restorative justice programs for acutely high-risk youth. Including additional summer grants to Smart Chicago, BBF Family Services, and Teamwork Englewood, Get… Read More