Outreach & Education Services
The Outreach Team at Response provides experiential education to teens out in the community, offering participants the opportunity to learn while enhancing self-confidence and having fun.
The Outreach team at Response is comprised of three Outreach Specialists and two Outreach Coordinators, all who have extensive experience providing educational programming on various topics to adolescents. Teens are able to relate to the professional, energetic, and compassionate Outreach staff.
Ann-Marie Yongho, Outreach Coordinator.
Ann-Marie received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan in 2007 where she double majored in Political Science and Sociology. She started at Response in October of 2009 as an Outreach and Prevention Specialist and is now the Outreach Coordinator. Prior to working at Response, Ann-Marie served as a Peace Crops Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa where she taught in the classroom as well as ran an educational life-skills program for students in her community. Ann-Marie has experience is building prevention education curriculum in diverse and challenging environments and has a real passion for youth development.
For questions or more information, please contact Ann-Marie at 224-625-2906, Ann-MarieYongho@jcfs.org
Jordanna Glueckauf, Outreach and Prevention Specialist,
Jordanna received her Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University in 2009, where she majored in Social Policy and Education. She joined the Response team in August of 2011 as an Outreach and Prevention Specialist. Jordanna took a year off during her undergraduate career to perform over 1700 hours of service doing literacy tutoring and after school programming in an under-served Chicago Public School. In addition, she was previously employed by the Institute for Health Research and Policy as a field researcher and most recently worked at a market research and business strategy firm as a Project Coordinator. She is very excited to apply her passion for preventative health in a direct service capacity to make a difference in the lives of teens.
Sarah Casper, Outreach and Prevention Specialist,
Sarah earned her Bachelor’s Degree in 2008 from DePaul University, where she majored in Women and Gender Studies. She joined the team at Response in August 2010; before working at Response, Sarah was the Teen Program Coordinator at Girls Inc. in Alameda, CA. She has experience facilitating programs on such topics as bullying, media literacy, healthy relationships, as well as other issues facing teens.
Lisa Weichman, Outreach and Prevention Specialist
Lisa earned her Bachelor’s Degree in 2011 from the University of Michigan, where she double majored in Political Science and Psychology. Prior to Response, Lisa interned in the U.S. Senate working on healthcare reform and also gained experience with Planned Parenthood’s Outreach and Activism Division. Lisa studied abroad in Israel at Tel Aviv University where she dedicated her time outside of the classroom to internships at the Peres Center for Peace and the Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center. She is very passionate in regards to issues of political activism, sexual assault prevention, comprehensive sexual education and women’s health rights. Lisa has experience facilitating programs on topics of sexual health, sexual assault prevention and awareness, intimate partner violence, and healthy relationships.
Outreach in Your Community
We work in partnership with schools, faith-based organizations, camps, and community groups to develop and provide teens with fun and interactive workshops. Your teens today face many complex and difficult issues. The Outreach Team creates and facilitates programs that address these issues in a safe and fun environment. Some of these topics include: stress management, depression and self-harm, self-esteem and decision-making, alcohol and drug prevention, and teambuilding.