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| August 10, 2020
The Mind Trust hires Senior Director of Special Projects

Indianapolis – (August 10, 2020) – The Mind Trust today announced it has hired Porsche Chisley as Senior Director of Special Projects. In this newly-created role, Chisley will be responsible for managing a variety of special projects related to The Mind Trust’s programmatic work, including leading the implementation of the Indiana eLearning Lab in partnership with the Indianapolis eLearning Fund.

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| July 22, 2020
The Mind Trust invests $50,000 in five local community organizations serving Indianapolis youth of color

The Mind Trust today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in School-Community Partnership Investments (SCPI) to five local nonprofit organizations that primarily serve Indianapolis youth of color. The five organizations are: Asante Children’s Theatre, a program of Asante Art Institute; Bloom Project, Inc.; Kheprw Institute; La Plaza; and The Champion Project. SCPI funds will be used to deepen the impact each organization is able to have on student outcomes with new or existing programming for youth in Indianapolis.

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| July 16, 2020
The Mind Trust selects former 100 Black Men executive as next Education Entrepreneur Fellow

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has selected Ontay Johnson as its newest Education Entrepreneur Fellow. At the conclusion of the one-year fellowship, Johnson will serve as Executive Director of EmpowerED Families, an independent nonprofit organization The Mind Trust is supporting the launch of to provide opportunities for parents and families to organize around education issues.

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| May 26, 2020
The Mind Trust awards total of $109,000 to five Talent Innovation Fund recipients

Indianapolis – (May 26, 2020) – The Mind Trust today announced five recipients of Talent Innovation Fund awards, investing $109,000 into projects that will implement locally-driven, creative approaches to help solve an education talent challenge in Indianapolis.

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| May 14, 2020
The Mind Trust selects 30 Indianapolis school leaders for national principal fellowship

Indianapolis — (May 14, 2020) —The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced the fourth cohort of Indianapolis school leaders that the organization will sponsor to attend Relay Graduate School of Education’s school leadership programs. Relay is a nationally-recognized graduate school of education that provides next-level training and leadership development to school leaders across the country.

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