We share a legacy of advocacy and hands-on support that works to shape policy and form practices to help at-risk youth.
We offer organizational support aimed at organizational assessment, technical assistance, professional development, strengthening infrastructure, improving governance and shoring up sustainability.
We advocate at the state and federal levels to shape practices and policies that improve outcomes for children, youth and their families.
Our membership represents the largest coalition of human service organizations in Illinois advocating for children, youth and their families.
I grew up on the south side of Chicago. My mother always emphasized the importance of staying engaged in youth organizations. She felt as…