My favorite part about my job is meeting people from different countries with different backgrounds. I came here through the Exodus Refugee from the Congo in 2013. I went through the program here and found my way around Indianapolis. There are over 100 families from the Congo living in Indianapolis. Exodus Refugee has built a […]Read More.
Our neighbors are very appreciative when someone does something for them. It makes a big impact. Many times they feel invisible, not cared about. The cool thing is that you find out that these are just people like everyone else. It’s been very eye-opening, and I’ve become very passionate about it. —Mary, director of development […]Read More.
The arts in Indianapolis have changed so dramatically. A lot of new organizations and we’ve seen major changes in the visual art community – some good and some not. The other big change that we’ve seen recently are the changing demographics of our country and city, which changes attendance patterns. The millennial generation has put […]Read More.
A client came by for help with a translation. The document he asked us to translate was an eviction notice. He didn’t know that and got upset without knowing what to do. We signed him up for some emergency assistance. We got to help him work with his landlord to figure out a payment plan […]Read More.
We are certainly all about providing access to information but have taken it a step further. Instead of simply being a repository, we helping people use information to accomplish their goals. In this day and age of internet information, our librarians now have the responsibility of educating the public about what is good information and […]Read More.
I got involved because of my granddaughter. My granddaughter always wanted to be in the theatre like her aunt. So one Saturday, we were at the Anthaneum and all these kids came running in. It got me curious so I went over and I got to meet the director. I signed my granddaughter up that […]Read More.