Central Indiana’s Immigrants and RefugeesPeople from more than 120 nations call Central Indiana home, leaving their home country to start a new life as immigrants and refugees. This special episode of For Good, features representatives from the immigrant and refugee communities discussing their very real hopes and fears about living in Indianapolis. Leadership from two organizations that support resettlement will also weigh-in on the realities of life in America for these groups of people.Read More.
LamiyaMy mission is to be a voice and speak out and tell people what’s right and what’s wrong—to be a role model. I feel that it is my duty as a trans woman to be an advocate and speak out and help other trans folks and other LGBT people. —Lamiya, IMAGE program ambassador at Brothers […]Read More.
Haitian scholarship recipient in fearful pursuit of educationThe scholarship committees at Central Indiana Community Foundation first met Alvin Laguerre in 2016 when he was one of nine other students in Marion County awarded, the 4-year, full-tuition Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.Read More.
From The Legacy Fund PresidentIt’s been a year since I came on board as the president of Legacy Fund, the Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate serving Hamilton County. In that time, I have deeply immersed myself in the community to better understand the needs and opportunities in Hamilton County, and how Legacy Fund can best address them.Read More.
Staff blog from CICF intern, Nych WeaverNych Weaver is a senior at IUPUI School of Public and Environment Affairs who has worked for CICF as an intern since Feb. 5, 2018. He will graduate this summer with a degree in management. What do you do at CICF? I am an intern and split my time between CICF and Carriage House East […]Read More.