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November 15, 2018

Build a Better You Challenge: Dream

Build A Better You Challenge: DreamThis year, Fight For Life is excited to announce the “Build A Better You Challenge” that incorporates our Building Dreams program with Jack and Jill Magazine! In this new series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the…

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November 13, 2018

Fight For Life Foundation Presents "Be A Blessing" 2018 Campaign

Fight For Life Foundation is excited to present our annual “Be A Blessing” campaign for the 2018 Holiday season. Be A Blessing is an event based program that supports families with students who have participated in our Building Dreams program. It’s all about reaching out a hand to those in…

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November 01, 2018

7 Ways To Raise Grateful Kids In An Over-Entitled World

Source: mindbodygreen.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 11/1/2018 -In a world of “I wants” and “Can I haves?” it can be daunting for parents to raise grateful kids.I get it. As a mom of two boys, I’ve watched and learned (sometimes the hard way) how our society is now…

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November 01, 2018

An Emerging Type Of Learning In Central Indiana

Source: cicf.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 11/1/2018 -Several schools and organizations in Central Indiana are better understanding the long-term effect of experiencing some form of trauma, a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. This episode of For Good explores how local educators throughout Central Indiana are introducing student-focused approaches to…

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October 18, 2018

Are Schools Ready to Tackle The Mental Health Crisis?

Source: neatoday.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 10/18/2018 -For Melodie Henderson, it was one of those “Tag, you’re it!” moments.“When you’re an educator, often it’s just you and a student at a particular, challenging time in the classroom and you have to step into their world,” says Henderson, a…

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October 18, 2018

Building Dreams By The Numbers

The Fight for Life Foundation currently serves communities in 2 states. We are in 6 Schools that include elementary and middle schools and we work with 82 Teachers and classrooms. This allows us to serve 1,961 Students with our Building Dreams Social Emotional Learning Curriculum.At Fight for Life, we are…

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October 18, 2018

Building A Better You: Non-Violence Responses

This year, Fight For Life announced the “Build A Better You Challenge” with Jack and Jill Magazine. In this series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who grew up in humble circumstances and was able to…

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October 04, 2018

Skillo Virtual Learning Platform

In our efforts to develop the infrastructure of our BuildingDreams program, we have launched our virtual trainingplatform by partnering with Skillo!  The Virtual Learning Platform provides the following capabilities: Teachers will have access to training videos along with materials that support each training video Teachers must complete short assessments after completing…

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October 01, 2018

Building Dreams Mobile and Web App

The Building Dreams web and mobile application is an innovative Social Emotional Learning Classroom Management tool. This engaging and interactive program resource is the primary tool used to manage the implementation of virtues, values, emotional and character traits taught in Fight for Life Foundations Building Dreams program. Behavior, class participation,…

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October 01, 2018

The Indianapolis Foundation Awards $322,000 to Local Not-for-Profit Organizations

Source: cicf.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 10/1/2018 -The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded $322,000 grants to 11 not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County. Grants, approved by The Indianapolis Foundation’s board of directors, support organizations and programs that address substance abuse, homelessness, mental health, leadership…

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