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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
September 19, 2021

Local Schools See Increase In Violence, Aggression Among Students

Source: wrtv.com | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 9/19/2021 -Mental health professionals and school district leaders are reporting a troubling trend in the classrooms. They say they have noticed an increase in violence and aggression among students.On September 8, a student at North Central High School stabbed a classmate, critically…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
June 08, 2021

Principal Of The Year - Tihesha Henderson

We are extremely proud of our Building Dream program partner at Sankofa School of Success for earning the IPS Principal of the year award. Principal Tihesha Henderson was recognized for her leadership during the 2020-21 school year. We have collaborated with Principal Henderson and her leadership team closely in developing…

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August 31, 2020

Meeting The Needs Of Those We Serve

In order to effectively serve and develop the child, we must also serve and support the stakeholders in their lives.

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August 31, 2020

Fight for Life 2020-21 Service Offerings through Peace Learning Center

We shape school culture and improve education by documenting behaviors to identify symptoms within a student that may come from a “sickness” at home with the parent. We document, detect, prescribe, and help heal student and family Social Determinants of Health to reduce ACE scores.

Through our strategic partnership with the Peace Learning Center we offer a plethora of workshops for school staff, students, and parents. Through innovation and strategic collaboration we are attacking the root of problems that exist within in underserved communities.

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July 23, 2020

Returning To School During COVID-19

Source: healthychildren.org | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 7/23/2020 -A big question parents have right now is how students can go back to school safely during COVID-19. The latest American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advice says children learn best when they are in school. However, returning to school in person…

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July 09, 2020

Delta Faucet Joins Fight For Life To Meet Family Needs

With the help of Delta Faucet and their contribution, resources will be distributed to families of students that attend IPS 99 and IPS 105. Both schools are located on the far east side of Indianapolis. The cost of 1 Chrome book tablet is $360 and the cost of 1 Wi-Fi…

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July 09, 2020

COVID-19 Relief With Fight For Life And Crossroads Education

Through strategic partnerships, we are offering needed resources to the families we serve. In collaboration with Crossroads Education, we are connecting families to internet access, technology, transportation, and access to food. We provided 12 families with Chromebook laptops, Wifi hotspot tablets, and 10 Lyft rides.If you are interested in supporting…

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June 11, 2020

Bacon Bits: Social Innovation

Source: Indianapolis Recorder | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 6/11/2020 -Last week’s Bacon Bits talked about the innate creativity and ingenuity that Black people possess. This week, we will talk about how creativity and ingenuity impact social innovation.Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenge…

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May 14, 2020

Thank You CICF and C-CERF For Your Donation

 The Fight for Life Foundation has recently received funding from C-CERF and CICF. What is C-CERF? The Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund (C-CERF) is a community fund established by founding partners Lilly Endowment Inc., Central Indiana Community Foundation, Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust,…

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May 14, 2020

Dr. Marc Brackett and Brené on "Permission to Feel"

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is vitally important to a child’s development into adulthood. The skills they learn early on will impact every part of their lives, from the relationships they have to how successful they are in school and the world of business. The importance of helping kids early in their…

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