Get IN Chicago provides counsel to funder and community-based organizations working to reduce youth violence and address the underlying, systemic issues that lead to it. Get IN Chicago also studies and funds antiviolence initiatives focused on acutely high-risk youth, those who are at heightened risk for becoming victims or perpetrators of violence.
Get IN Chicago is led by business leaders who have pledged support to identify the most promising practices to improve the lives and safety of Chicago’s youth.
To do this, Get IN Chicago partners with community-based organizations, public agencies and corporate funders to inspire creative solutions and collaboration, involve multiple stakeholders, and invest in innovative and effective strategies.
Latest News and Updates
- Understanding Youth Risk LevelApril 17, 2017Get IN Chicago’s work with 60+ antiviolence organizations is shaping a collective response to youth violence by agencies across the city. In particular, our efforts have revealed the need to increase understanding of […]
- Opinion: Why Companies Should Skip Annual Volunteer ProjectsMarch 29, 2017by Toni Irving, PhD Executive Director, Get IN Chicago Originally published on Triple Pundit Every year, thousands of employees at companies across the country admirably set aside a day or even a week for community service […]
- Career Opportunity: Director of Strategic EngagementMarch 29, 2017JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Director of Strategic Engagement About Get IN Chicago Get IN Chicago provides counsel to funder and community-based organizations working to reduce youth violence and address the underlying, […]
- Spring Intern 2017March 10, 2017Get IN Chicago welcomed a new intern, Emily Robertson, to our team in January. Emily, a Gannon Scholar at Loyola University, will assist with projects ranging from grant compliance and budgets to communications and events. […]
- Moving the Needle on Youth ViolenceMarch 8, 2017by Toni Irving, PhD Executive Director, Get IN Chicago Originally published in the Philanthropy News Digest According to the Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Americans gave as […]