Indy Summer Learning Labs to Accelerate Learning for Marion County Students

Families now invited to register for free, fun, and high-quality summer learning opportunities at 35 sites across Indianapolis   INDIANAPOLIS – After one of the most challenging school years for students, parents and educators alike,...

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In the Spirit of Kindness: Indiana Teacher Makes Philanthropy Fun

Multiplication tables, coloring maps and spelling bees – a typical day for some educators, but not for second grade teacher, Pascual Cubero Soto.      His students start every day by dancing, singing or another fun activity to forget about the stress happening outside. “Of course we focus on the...

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Preparing Children for Kindergarten: The Impacts of Early Childhood Education

Prior to entering kindergarten, high-quality early childhood education is the critical time in a child’s life where they are learning so much more than the ABCs.   Preschool can improve a child’s social skills, creativity,...

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Purdue Polytechnic High School Students put Social Innovation to the Test

The time is now to begin looking at new, inventive ways to make a difference in our community – and the vision for this reality begins with our youth.   Millennial and Gen Z populations...

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United Way Selects 27 High School Students for 2019 Youth Leadership United

Students from Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan County will participate in United Way Program to grow nonprofit knowledge and leadership skills   INDIANAPOLIS – On Saturday, January 26, twenty-seven civic-minded Central Indiana high...

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Youth Leadership United Connects Mackenzie to Her Passion

Youth Leadership United has prepared more than 20 classes of young leaders to take on leadership roles in our community. As the program begins taking applications for its 24th class, we thought it was time...

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DeJhari Finds Her Voice Through Youth Leadership United

Youth Leadership United has prepared more than 20 classes of young leaders to take on leadership roles in our community. As the program begins taking applications for its 24th class, we thought it was time...

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5 Great Benefits of Youth Leadership United

If you’re a high school student who wants to be a game changer for your community, Youth Leadership United is for you!   Youth Leadership United is a leadership program focused on giving young community...

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What’s Your Why? Kinsey’s is Teaching the Next Generation to be Community Leaders

In this series, What’s Your Why, United Way is calling on its supporters to share what volunteering means for them and why they feel passionately about a cause in our community. This month features Kinsey...

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5 Reasons Going on an Alternative Spring Break Makes You a Great Hire

For college and high school students interested in making a difference in their community and developing skills that will be useful in their professional lives, going on an Alternative Spring Break is a perfect fit....

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