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Profiles: Education & Literacy

Archive for the ‘Education & Literacy’ Category

Indiana Parenting Institute

Indiana Parenting Institute

The Indiana Parenting Institute works to strengthen parents through education and training, thus creating a better environment for children and families to thrive. “When you’re a parent, in our mind, you’re not supposed to make mistakes; but the truth is we do, because we’re human.” – Demetra T.  

Chaucie’s Place

Chaucie’s Place

Chaucie’s Place is a child advocacy organization in Hamilton County that focuses on the prevention of child sexual abuse and youth suicide. Chaucie’s Place educates both children and adults through its prevention and education programs Smart Steps: A Body Safety Program for Children™, Stewards of Children® and Lifelines®youth suicide prevention program.  

Dunes Learning Center

Dunes Learning Center

Dunes Learning Center has utilized marketing and outreach campaigns to make the “best kept secret” of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore more accessible.  

Project Leadership

Project Leadership

In 2007, Project Leadership received a startling statistic about the number of Grant County students taking advantage of Indiana’s 21st-Century Scholars Program: 16%. Although a fantastic opportunity, the state-wide program needed a county-based, local approach to getting students enrolled. Project Leadership utilized partnerships and prioritized getting kids signed up, while also designing curriculum and mentorship opportunities for students to stay focused and academically successful.  

Women’s Care Center

Women’s Care Center

For over three decades Women’s Care Center has been providing compassionate resources for families facing crisis pregnancies. Staffed locations throughout the region ensure that everyone served is treated with dignity and respect.

Muncie P3

Muncie P3

The purpose of the MuncieP3 program is to ensure that all program children are proficient in reading by grade 3.  Guided by a commitment to early education, and to the vision that collaborative partnerships between schools, families, and communities can maximize the promise and potential of every child, MP3 has seen marked success.  

YWCA Northeast Indiana

YWCA Northeast Indiana

For over 122 years, the YWCA of Northeast Indiana has focused on eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all human beings.  The YWCA of Northeast Indiana strives to provide safe places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and advocate for women’s rights and civil rights in Congress. To the end, the YWCA Northeast Indiana has intentionally stuck to and honed in on