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Thrive Chicago & ASM – Building Logic Models to Drive Change

Thrive Chicago
Thu, Mar 10 at 9:00 AM,Chicago, IL

Please join us for Thrive Chicago’s Organizational Support Training – focused on thinking through and creating logic models.

Logic models are versatile tools that can help with program planning, program management, and fundraising. The training, facilitated by After School Matters, will share the framework for developing a high level logic model including how to conduct a situation analysis, engage stakeholders, implement divisional work plans, and make organizational decisions. Participants will gain strategies and tools to begin the logic model development process. Presenters will share examples of materials, such as the logic model and a work plan template to help you get started.

This session is designed for providers who don’t currently have a logic model or would like to update or rethink their current version (programmatic and development staff may be especially interested).

All participants are encouraged to come willing to engage in shared learning and problem solving. We look forward to having you join!

Event will start at 9 with a casual networking breakfast. Training begins at 9:30.

Facilitator Bios:
Mischelle Causey-Drake, After School Matters, Chief Program Quality and Compliance Officer

Mischelle Causey-Drake has over 15 years of experience in program development and non-profit management. As Chief Program Quality and Compliance Officer for After School Matters, she oversees systems building, contracting, the logic model process and special projects – all with a focus on program delivery and fulfilling the strategic direction of the organization. Prior to her new role at After School Matters, Ms. Causey-Drake held the position of Chief Program Officer.

Ms. Causey-Drake holds a Doctorate of Juris Prudence from DePaul University where she received the Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom fellowship in public interest law.  A Leadership Greater Chicago Alum and former member of the Board of Directors, she has also previously written and contributed to numerous articles impacting the non-profit sector.

Adrienne Curry, After School Matters, Chief Program Officer

Adrienne Curry has 12 years of experience in education administration. She is currently the Chief Program Officer at After School Matters in Chicago. She is responsible for the oversight of the Program Department and implementing 23,000 after school opportunities for Chicago Public School teens across the city. Previous to After School Matters, Adrienne has worked for the Chicago Public Schools and the School District of Philadelphia. She graduated from Syracuse University, earning her BS in Psychology. She earned her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University where she was also an Albert Schweitzer fellow.

Jill Young, After School Matters, Director of Research and Evaluation

Jill Young has 10 years of experience in nonprofit research and evaluation. She is currently the Director of Research and Evaluation at After School Matters in Chicago, Illinois, where she leads research and evaluation efforts for 23,000 after-school and summer program opportunities for teens each year. Previous to After School Matters, Ms. Young worked as a statistical analyst at University of Chicago and as a research manager at Northwestern University. She graduated from Drake University with honors, earning her BA in journalism and mass communication. She earned her MA in research methodology from Loyola University Chicago, and she expects to graduate with her Ph.D. in research methodology this May.


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