Press Releases | October 26, 2015

The Mind Trust, UNCF to host community conversation on ‘Parent Choice’ in public education

INDIANAPOLIS – The Mind Trust and UNCF will host another in a series of "community conversations" designed to engage the local community in discussions around improving public education in Indianapolis.

The topic of October’s panel discussion will be "Parent Choice" and will feature conversations with local leaders on the education choice landscape in Indianapolis and how families can navigate the sometimes complex system to access more educational opportunities.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

WHERE: Ivy Tech Corporate Culinary Center 2820 N. Meridian St.

WHO: Tamika Bennett, founder & parent advocate, Restore the Role, Caitlin Hannon, Education Entrepreneur Fellow, The Mind Trust & founder, Enroll Indy, Aleesia Johnson, innovation officer, Indianapolis Public Schools, Marcus Robinson, chancellor & CEO, Tindley Network, Betsy Wiley, president & CEO, Institute for Quality Education

RSVP: Seating is limited, so those wishing to attend should register at 

For the past several years, The Mind Trust has partnered with UNCF, the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, to engage Indianapolis faith leaders, elected officials, educators, civic leaders and other key stakeholders in conversations about the best ways to improve educational opportunities in Indianapolis. Indianapolis was one of four cities selected by UNCF as a focus of its community engagement work in K-12 education.