20 October

Opening tomorrow: Center for Black Literature and Culture

On October 21 (that’s tomorrow!) from noon- 3pm, Indianapolis Public Library is celebrating the grand opening of the Center for Black Literature and Culture at Central Library, downtown. Created with a vision dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots, the CBLC features a special collection highlighting […]

18 October

Paw’s Pantry: A solution to student hunger at IUPUI

When you think of homeless and hungry individuals–college students are probably not the first population that comes to mind.  According to a study conducted last year by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, approximately half of all college students have experienced food insecurity within the past thirty days.  Food insecurity, as defined by […]

16 October

Indy YP LaMar finds home and community with INHP

Indy YP LaMar finds home and community with INHP

LaMar, 28, decided to move back to Indianapolis after six years of living the unpredictable life of a television news reporter. He longed for a sense of permanency. So, he did something that comes naturally to journalists – research. “A one-bedroom, one-bath apartment is $700 to $900 a month. I’m not making that kind of […]

12 October

Volunteers needed this Fall to keep Indianapolis beautiful

As trees and bees prepare to wind down for the winter, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s volunteer opportunities are kicking into overdrive. Volunteers are needed to plant 2,200 new KIB trees, complete three community greenspaces, create a milkweed-monarch sanctuary, and collect thousands of pounds of trash. With over 30 volunteer opportunities in October, November and December there […]

10 October

Confidence is key in professional development

You are amazing!  Do you know that? When we set out to pursue our goals and dreams, speaking positivity over our lives is a great way to stay encouraged and motivated. And that starts with believing in your heart that you have the ability, strength, knowledge to achieve your goals. For the majority of us, […]

8 September

Market Wagon delivers to your door or employer

You’ve heard it before: “Buy Local”. I’m sure many of you have adopted this notion as well. You find ways to support certain organizations and brands because it’s more than just a good or service. It’s a way to have a direct impact on the economy around you, and it makes you feel good too, […]

5 September

Brunch Run Indy Benefits Local Foundation

Brunch Run Indy Benefits Local Foundation

CMBC foundation is a grassroots organization established to provide community-based financial support to those directly affected by cancer. It was established by a young, local attorney, Stephenie Sutliff Joacham prior to losing her battle with cancer. Stephenie’s vision is exemplified by the organization’s name – Christ is My Big C as a reminder to not […]

31 August

Announcing 1828 Class VII

The 1828 Project, presented by Eskenazi Health, is a civic leadership tract for people between the ages of 18 and 28. Carefully curated and structured to foster intentional relationships with a cross sector of Indianapolis’ thought leaders and decision makers, 1828 jump-starts participants’ civic impact by connecting them with the resources and people who can […]

29 August

Daily Living and Self-Care

It seems as if managing my daily tasks requires energy–or maybe it is just me? I sometimes find it challenging to balance my home life, work, family obligations, church, and social life without energy! Figuring out what motivates us can help us tap into our energy much easier. For me personally, I can always tell […]