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| June 21, 2018
Shannon Williams joins The Mind Trust as SVP of Community Engagement

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Shannon Williams as the organization’s Senior Vice President of Community Engagement. She will lead The Mind Trust’s initiatives to engage, empower, and invest in communities that are most affected by education change in Indianapolis. Williams has served for the past eight years as president of the Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper, one of the nation’s oldest African-American-owned newspapers, and the Indiana Minority Business Magazine. She has held numerous leadership roles during her 18-year tenure at the publication.

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| June 13, 2018
New hires advance The Mind Trust’s school incubation, development efforts

Indianapolis—(June 13th, 2018)—The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Patrick Jones as Senior Director of School Incubation and Michael Prihoda as Manager of Development and Communications. Both will support The Mind Trust’s effort to more than double the number of students attending high-quality public schools within the boundaries of Indianapolis Public Schools. Jones […]

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, | June 1, 2018
THE MIND TRUST’s SENIOR VP STEPPING DOWN AFTER 5 YEARS LEADING TRANSFORMATIVE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS

Kameelah Shaheed-Diallo is stepping down from her role as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Community Engagement for The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit. She is supporting the search for her replacement. In the meantime, The Mind Trust’s Senior Director of Community Engagement Marquisha Bridgeman will oversee the nonprofit’s community engagement work.

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, , | May 24, 2018
The Mind Trust, IPS, Mayor Joe Hogsett name fifth class of Innovation School Fellows to help create, transform city’s public schools

The Mind Trust, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), and the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office today announced the selection of the fifth cohort of the Innovation School Fellowship, which empowers top educators to design, launch, and operate Innovation Network Schools in IPS.

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, | May 11, 2018
The Mind Trust gives start-up award to Allegiant Prep Charter School

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, awarded a $100,000 Implementation Award to Allegiant Preparatory Academy Charter School. The award will help offset start-up costs as the school prepares to open this fall.

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