Children’s Home + Aid Wins $1 Million Grant for Project to Curb Youth Violence  Winners of the Chicago Design Competition include three programs to start in 2015 CHICAGO, June 4, 2015 – From more than 200 proposals, a program developed by Children’s Home + Aid, a leading child and family service agency in Illinois, in… Read More

Youth-Led Tech Program Strives to Increase Job Opportunities for Youth Get IN Chicago is funding a workforce program this summer called Youth-Led Tech which will be run by the Smart Chicago Collaborative in five locations across the city of Chicago – Austin, Englewood, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, and Roseland. Youth-Led Tech will teach at-risk youth… Read More

Get IN Chicago Partners with Chicago Police, Others To Bring Youth Baseball League to Englewood Community CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 – Get IN Chicago, the public-private partnership dedicated to combatting juvenile violence, today announced a partnership with the Chicago Police Department and Teamwork Englewood to establish a youth baseball league in the Englewood community. The league… Read More

Get IN Chicago Capacity Assessment Get IN Chicago is betting that investments in evidence-based interventions provided by community-based organizations will help curb youth violence in Chicago neighborhoods.  It’s an important undertaking.  For young and old, the benefits of growing up in safer communities cascade across the life course. Investments in evidence-based interventions pose a particular… Read More