The Ahlquist Center for Policy, Practice & Innovation – Our Projects
Choose to Change
Choose 2 Change is an innovative youth violence prevention program jointly delivered by Children’s Home & Aid and Youth Advocate Programs and rigorously evaluated by the University of Chicago Crime Lab. Learn more here.
Power of Fathers
Power of Fathers believes every father has the ability to improve their lives, their children and families, and their communities. We work with low-income fathers of color to harness their power to have a positive impact on society. Learn more here.
Illinois Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Care (IPPYC)
Children’s Home & Aid, through its Ahlquist Center for Policy, Practice & Innovation, worked with state government and partner organizations to develop and implement the Illinois Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Care (IPPYC) Home Visiting pilot. For over two years, the IPPYC pilot worked specifically with pregnant and parenting youth in care, providing home visiting in nine communities in Illinois. Learn more here.