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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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September 20, 2018

2018 Building Dreams Implementation Sites

The Fight for Life Foundation would like to welcome our newest schools to Building Dreams. We are excited to have as part of the Fight for Life family!   George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy IPS School 19 James and Rosemary Phalen Leadership Academy Musser Elementary Phalen Leadership Academy @IPS 103…

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September 20, 2018

Build a Better You Challenge: Nonviolence

Build A Better You Challenge: NonviolenceThis 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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September 10, 2018

Marlin Jackson Selected As 2018 Circle City Classic Major Taylor Award Recipient

Indiana Black Expo, Inc announced today that retired Indianapolis Colts Cornerback Marlin Jackson will receive this year’s Major Taylor Award at the Circle City Classic® NCAA Coaches Luncheon presented by the Indianapolis Colts. One of the main events of the 35th annual Circle City Classic® weekend, the luncheon will take…

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September 10, 2018

Kendra Gives Back Campaign

Philanthropy is a part of the Kendra Scott brand and they have offered to host a Kendra Gives Back in-store event for the Fight For Life Foundation.The event will be Wednesday, September 19th from 6-9pm at the Kendra Scott store located at Keystone at the Crossing Shopping Mall. 20% of…

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September 06, 2018

How Tolerance Enhances Democracy And The Quest For Human Flourishing

Source: theconversation.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 9/6/2018 -More and more, educational leaders and managers in schools and universities are being confronted with various expressions of hate speech.In Cape Town, South Africa, a group of high school boys compiled a song which included the lyrics: “I feel pain unearthly…

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September 06, 2018

The Fight for Life Story

The Fight for Life Story is one that started because Marlin Jackson learned to fight as a kid for the life he wanted. Not the one he was born into. Marlin overcame an absent father, a mother addicted to drugs, and being neglected as he was moved from home to home….

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