This month’s episode of, “For Good” introduces a transformative workshop presented by Child Advocates called, Undoing Racism. For several Marion and Hamilton county agencies, this innovative program is changing business as usual…opening eyes, hearts and minds of staff and volunteers. Over the course of the last year, all CICF employees have participated in the 2-day workshop, as well as members of its board. Listen to hear how the workshop is reshaping our work in the community.Read More.
By 2024, 60 percent of jobs will require some sort of degree or certificate, but Indiana ranks 42nd in the nation for attaining those credentials. This month, “For Good” explores a new a new program, Marion County Promise—its goal is to increase that number by preparing students as early as kindergarten. Marion County Promise is the first time the statewide initiative, Promise Indiana, is being piloted in an urban setting.Read More.
Many Hoosiers in urban Indianapolis as well as suburban and rural Hamilton County struggle without access to good food. The contours of the problem, and solutions, shift based on geography, demographics and other factors. On this episode of the “For Good” podcast, you’ll learn how different organizations, many of which are supported by CICF, its affiliates and donor-advised funds, are tackling food insecurity in the neighboring, yet distinctly different, communities of Hamilton and Mari…Read More.
Welcome to the debut episode of For Good, stories about passion, purpose and progress in Central Indiana.
This month, For Good looks at personal mobility. We’ll explore how limited access to transportation can impact opportunities for employment, healthcare and social services. But most importantly, we’ll look at what’s being done in Central Indiana to revolutionize the way we get from place to place.
If you enjoy this first episode, we hope you'll subsc…Read More.
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