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Shifting the Narrative on Abuse and Neglect

Recently, the ICOY Policy Team hosted a panel discussion, “Shifting the Narrative on Abuse and Neglect.” It focused on prevention, policy solutions, and the…

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Coming Around Full Circle

I grew up on the south side of Chicago. My mother always emphasized the importance of staying engaged in youth organizations. She felt as…

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Black History Month

7 Ways to Honor Black History Month – ICOY Assistant Executive Director Sarah Daniels While it has been proven time and time again of the…

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Relearning Thanksgiving

During this Thanksgiving holiday week, we recognize that many may be celebrating with friends and family. Perhaps they are gathering in-person for the first time in…

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Child Welfare Workforce Crisis & the Pat McGuire Child Welfare Education Fellowship Program

Child Welfare Workforce Crisis In recent years, the child welfare system has experienced high rates of employee turnover. The workforce is struggling to retain…

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COVID-19 Resources & Updates

With the on-going COVID-19 pandemic and recent Executive Orders issued by Governor JB Pritzker’s office, our organization is working to consolidate information and resources…

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