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


Get IN Chicago is pleased to announce funding to support both a full-time community coordinator in each of the four CCRE communities and community engagement activities over the next year.  Meet the coordinators:   LINNETTE ACOSTA, HUMBOLDT PARK What is your favorite thing about Humboldt Park? The rich culture and food. I love being able to… Read More


As a result of our Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment (CCRE) planning grants, we received community action plans from committees compromised of residents in Austin, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, and Roseland.  Get IN Chicago is now pleased to announce funding to support both a full-time community coordinator in each of the four CCRE communities and… Read More


Dear Friends, Our youth in Chicago are a bellwether for our city as a whole. Their high unemployment rates reflect our need for workforce development; their truancy is an extension of our under, and inequitable, funding of schools; and their violence is a reflection of the socio-economic conditions in our communities.  We want to change… Read More


Get IN Chicago introduced an ambitious project in 2016 to put its five recommendations into practice.  Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) focuses on providing supportive services to acutely high-risk youth in seven Chicago communities hardest hit by poverty and violence, including Austin, North Lawndale, Humboldt Park, South Shore, Englewood, West Englewood, and… Read More


“The thoughtfulness, the continuous quality improvement, the focus on evidence, and a very highly trained staff – these are all of the things that make One Hope United an ideal Get IN Chicago partner.” – Get IN Chicago Executive Director Toni Irving We were thrilled that One Hope United also chose to honor Get IN Chicago… Read More


Violence is still the number one societal problem in Chicago and in 2016 the number of murders reached a 19-year high. Centered in a handful of communities on the South and West Sides, 762 people died violent deaths last year, more than 10 times the number collectively killed in Columbine, Fort Hood, Aurora and Sandy… Read More