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Column: Lovely new program invites kids to make pandemic time capsules to be ‘buried’ for 5 years at iconic Chicago spots

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“We want to help kids realize there are things you encountered that you thought you weren’t going to get past, but you did make it through,” Gillett said. “It’s really important, as I’ve learned from working with all of these psychologists, for kids to be able to tell their own story and have that vocabulary to say, ‘There was something hard and I made it through.’ So that when they go forward and experience any number of challenges, they have that in their memories to say, ‘Oh yeah, but that was hard and I made it through that. I can do it again.’ You have agency here. You have been really brave. Those are skills that are going to equip you in really powerful ways as you move forward.”

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