The INsider is an e-newsletter typically circulated monthly to current Get IN Chicago grantees and service provider partners.  It includes field research highlights, provider interviews, events of interest, funding opportunities from other agencies, and more.

The INsider Archive

June 2019 – Get in Chicago by the Numbers, resources for mentoring LGBTQ youth, dealing with the death of a mentee, advocacy training
May 2019 – effective mentoring requires heart and head, debrief your way to an action plan, intellectual self-care
April 2019 – lessons from SYNC, youth retention strategies and sleep myths
March 2019 – establishing boundaries with youth, spotlight on SYNC mentor Kotera Heard, changing negative thoughts
February 2019 – the science of habit formation, your successes, spotlight on CGLA’s Esther Franco-Payne and laughter IS pretty good medicine
January 2019 – transition planning for youth, One Hope United spotlight, cognitive behavioral therapy with probation youth, and dealing with the winter blues
December 2018 – cultural competence vs. cultural humility, interview with BBF’s Rufus Williams, mentor of the month and time management tips to lessen stress
November 2018 – building resilience in youth, MFS spotlight, mentoring movies
October 2018 – action plans for youth, HEAL Initiative, ICOY spotlight, the art of the open-ended question
September 2018 – Lawndale Christian Legal Center, de-escalation strategies and statements, YAP spotlight
August 2018 –
Building Stronger Systems for Youth Symposium, SYNC update   
May 2018
– juvenile probation innovations in action, Children’s Home + Aid clinician spotlight
April 2018 – meet our new Grants Coordinator, Healthcare Alternative Systems clinician spotlight
March 2018 – supporting families of justice-involved youth, Metropolitan Family Services parent educator spotlight
February 2018 – new mentoring research from OJJDP, Metropolitan Family Services navigator spotlight
January 2018 – youth engagement strategies with Cook County Juvenile Probation, evaluation tools
December 2017 – Cityspan and data tips, Illinois Kids Count 2017 overview
November 2017 – healthy boundaries, MENTOR Illinois spotlight
October 2017 – VDC workshop, ICOY spotlight
September 2017 – social media engagement, Youth Guidance parent team spotlight
August 2017 – interagency communication, baseball all-star game, One Hope United therapist spotlight
July 2017 – SYNC kickoff, Quantum overview, Chicago Urban League manager spotlight
June 2017 – referral and recruitment systems, Justice Divided launch, Westside Health Authority mentor spotlight
May 2017– CCRE grant announcement, CCRE Coordinator spotlights
April 2017– risk profiles, UCAN mentor spotlight