Press Releases | October 20, 2016

The Mind Trust, UNCF to host ‘Community Conversation’ on Innovation School leadership next month

INDIANAPOLIS – The Mind Trust and UNCF will host another in a series of “Community Conversations,” which engage the local community in discussions around improving public education in Indianapolis.

The topic of November’s panel discussion will be “Who’s Running Our Schools?” and will feature conversations with school leaders of three Innovation Network Schools within the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS).

WHEN: Wednesday, November 2; 5:30 – 7 p.m.

WHERE: Global Prep Academy @ Riverside 44, 2033 Sugar Grove Ave.

WHO: Mariama Carson, founding principal & CEO, Global Prep Academy @ Riverside 44
Nicole Fama, principal, PLA@93, George H. Fisher School (A Project Restore
Shanae Staples, founding principal, Kindezi Academy @ Joyce Kilmer 69

RSVP: Seating is limited, so those wishing to attend should register at by October 31.

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.