| April 13, 2021
The Mind Trust selects 27 Indianapolis school leaders for national principal fellowship

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has announced its fifth cohort of Indianapolis school leaders the organization will sponsor to attend Relay Graduate School of Education’s school leadership programs. Relay is a nationally-recognized non-profit graduate school of education that provides next-level training and leadership development to school leaders across the country.

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| April 7, 2021
Not From Here or There: My Journey in Racial Consciousness Development

I am a third-generation Mexican-American, born in Sonoma, California to a white father and a Mexican mother. My father traces his roots to England, Ireland, Scotland. On my mother’s side, my great-grandparents immigrated to the US from Mexico. My personal journey of finding pride in my heritage and connection to my Latina roots has been complicated.

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| March 23, 2021
The Mind Trust launches Equity Cohorts for Indianapolis schools and nonprofits in partnership with Beloved Community

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has launched Equity Cohorts with two unique tracks for nonprofit organizations and schools or school networks. Beloved Community will lead cohort participants in training on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and support each organization with creating a 3-year plan to put their commitments into action.

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| March 17, 2021
Community Learning Sites Spring Break Operation Update

In January, 2021, The Mind Trust announced the extension of Community Learning Sites through June 4. Ever since, Community Learning Sites have continued to serve students, providing safe, supportive in-person options. With the majority of Indianapolis school districts’ spring breaks ahead from March 22 – April 2, multiple Community Learning Sites are committed to remaining open to support students over break.

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| March 15, 2021
The Mind Trust opens application for Talent Innovation Fund

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit organization, is now accepting applications for the Talent Innovation Fund, an initiative designed to address the challenge of recruiting and retaining high-performing, diverse talent for public schools in Indianapolis. Districts, individual schools, school networks, or organizations serving students in Indianapolis’ Center Township may apply for funding that will support the implementation of innovative strategies to enhance the city’s public education talent pool.

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