by Emily Orenstein, University of Chicago Institute of Politics Intern   Young people are more likely to succeed when they have their families behind them. In particular, teenagers whose parents are involved in their lives are less likely to engage in risky behaviors and more likely to see improvements in emotional health. Get IN Chicago… Read More


by Emily Orenstein, University of Chicago Institute of Politics Intern “What does your success look like?” Executive Director Dr. Toni Irving asked at the kickoff for Get IN Chicago’s Strengthening Youth through a Network of Care (SYNC) initiative.  Among the responses in the crowd, one answer rose up: “Get people to trust one another.” Through… Read More


Westside Health Authority is a mentoring partner in our SYNC Cohort and also the coordinating agency for the Austin/Youth Police Baseball League.  Learn more about a member of WHA’s staff –  Terrence Isaac, Program Coordinator and Mentor.  What is your favorite thing about Chicago? The skyline, the food and the culture of the city is like… Read More


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