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Herbert Simon Family Foundation

Herbert Simon Family Foundation awards Indy Reads a grant to increase immigrant access to living wage jobs 

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Reads announced this week that it has been awarded a grant from the Herbert Simon Family Foundation to accelerate English Language Learning (ELL) programming to advance immigrant access to living wage jobs.  “Our English Language Learning program is our fastest growing,” Ruba Marshood, Indy Reads’ chief executive officer said. “For many of … Read more

Guest Scholar Leah Milne has straight dark hair and black-rimmed glasses. She is wearing a green shirt and smiling in a park.

Indy Reads announces its One State / One Story programs funded by Community Read grant from Indiana Humanities 

INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Reads announced this week that it will host three programs exploring themes and ideas of Indiana Humanities’ One State / One Story selections.  “We were honored to have been selected as a recipient of Indiana Humanities’ Community Read grant,” Ruba Marshood, Indy Reads’ chief executive officer said. “This award has allowed us … Read more

Ruby Slippers Breakfast highlights

Thank you for making our Ruby Slippers Fundraising Breakfast, honoring Indy Reads’ ruby anniversary, on April 18, 2024 a success! Together with nearly 400 members of our community at the Ivy Tech Community College Conference Center, we enjoyed an inspiring morning learning about the value and impact of literacy for ourselves, our families, and our … Read more

Join Us for Indy Reads Fundraising Breakfast: Unlocking Our Potential!

On April 26, 2023, Indy Reads will host its inaugural fundraising breakfast: Unlocking Our Potential! The event will be held at the Fountain Square Theatre and we expect approximately 250 attendees, representing every corner of our community. Attending our fundraising breakfast, as an individual or with your organization, is an opportunity to break bread with … Read more

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