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Koro’s Story of Hope

You can be the reason someone’s life is changed. Give the gift of hope today! Every Indy Reads student has a story, and every student has unique reasons for enrolling in our literacy or ELL programs. They may have spent decades in unfulfilling jobs, or time in the criminal justice system, always fiercely held back by […]


Meet Chris, Our New Student Navigator

Christopher Simmons joins Indy Reads as our new Student Navigator, a role that’s part counselor, data researcher, and student advocate. His history in adult education, teaching, and workforce development means he’s well versed in crafting solutions to build students’ skill sets. He has administered one on one counseling and support to job seekers in both […]


Welcome Lydia, Our New Administrative Specialist

The Indy Reads team is excited to welcome Lydia Johnson, our new Administrative Specialist! Lydia brings a mix of administrative, customer service, and writing skills to this role. She uses her administrative experience gained in higher learning institutions and for-profit businesses to help us stay organized, on task and on time. Lydia’s attention to detail […]


Jennifer Malins Joins Staff as Instructional Team Lead

We’d like to welcome Jennifer Malins to the Indy Reads team as our new Instructional Team Lead! Jennifer has 10 years of experience providing literacy and English language instruction to adult learners. She spent several years as a Center Director at Lindamood-Bell, a company that provides scientifically-validated programs to develop the underlying processes needed for […]


Indy Reads names Ryan King Chief Executive Officer

Indianapolis – Indy Reads, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promote and improve adult and family literacy in central Indiana, announces Ryan King has been named as its new CEO. An Indiana native, Ryan returns to his home state after several successful years as a well-respected leader for nonprofit and for profit organizations over 10 years […]