Access to high-quality pre-K expanded statewide in Indiana

Following information sessions and advocacy training in February and March, a group of Indianapolis clergy mobilized around two bills facing the Indiana General Assembly (IGA) in the 2019 legislative session. This past Spring, clergy and community leaders traveled as a group to meet with members of the Indiana House of Representatives. During these meetings, pastors advocated for an expansion of …

TEP Leads Advocacy Training for Indianapolis Clergy

In March, Zakiya Jackson and Aaron Jenkins of The Expectations Project traveled to Indianapolis, IN to provide advocacy and education training to The Indianapolis Ministerium, a group of local clergy focused on education issues. The Ministerium invited clergy to the training, the goal of which was to train local leaders on advocacy and connect clergy in order to develop specific …

Faith and Community Leaders Convene in Indianapolis

In February, The Expectations Project (TEP) joined The Indianapolis Ministerium, a group of ministers from Indianapolis, IN meeting regularly to learn about taking action on issues that matter to the faith community. The Ministerium began their work this year with education as their focus area and, with TEP’s participation and support, hosted an event focused on Early Childhood Education (ECE). …

American Graduate Day

The Expectations Project Indianapolis Director Featured on American Graduate Day

Every year, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting hosts American Graduate Day in an effort to raise awareness of the work being done around the country to help keep children in school. Our Indianapolis Regional Director, Dr. Jeffry Woods, was featured on this year’s Broadcast in October. We’re excited to share his interview with Shannon Cagle which originally aired on October …