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| October 29, 2020
Equality is not enough: a conversation with Sonja Peters

Having just returned from maternity leave in February 2020, Sonja was ready to get back to working with The Mind Trust’s School Fellows in advance of one of our single biggest school launch years in our organization’s history. Then March came, the pandemic slowly taking over all aspects of life, resulting in school and business closures, a shift to working from home, and a host of new challenges to tackle.

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| October 15, 2020
The Mind Trust and City of Indianapolis invest $88,000 in extension of three Community Learning Site locations

The Mind Trust today announced the extension of its Community Learning Site initiative with an $88,000 investment, which includes a $24,000 contribution from the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation, to fund the continued operation of three sites. The three sites that will continue to serve students through Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 are: Christamore House, Cornerstone Lutheran Church operated by Shepherd Community Center, and The Reset Center. 

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| October 6, 2020
The Mind Trust supports 50 DonorsChoose projects to support Indianapolis educators

As part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s Extra Yard Week that supported teachers across the United States, The Mind Trust invested $100 in 50 DonorsChoose projects, for a total of $5,000, to support teachers and classrooms across Indianapolis, with a special focus on racial equity. Thirteen of these projects were fully funded by this investment.

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