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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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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
June 04, 2021

Mind Ya Mentals episode #3: Mohamed Massaquoi

In this episode, Tim and Mal connect with Tim’s cousin Mohamed Massaquoi to talk about Mo’s time in the NFL, the ATV accident that changed his life, and how Mo has used his life experiences to help others through his company Vessol. Mo’s story is an absolutely inspirational one, and…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
June 04, 2021

Ron "DJ Indiana Jones" Miner Memorial Party

Please join us in celebrating the life of Ron Miner better known as “DJ Indiana Jones” Friday June 18th from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. The event will be held at the HI-FI Annex located behind the Murphy building in Fountain Square. Ron Minor was a household name in the…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 31, 2021

The Power Of Partnership

Source: 1776 | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 5/31/2021 -Despite the tumult of the pandemic, this past year forced many businesses to reflect on what they need to do in order to put a strategic operational plan in place to ensure their business can not just survive but thrive. Perhaps…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Assessing Social and Emotional Learning At School Is Crucial But Tricky

Source: BOLD | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 5/19/2021 -How do we know that a student is thriving at school? In the past, student grades and test scores have been the key measures of academic success. But these days, students also need to know how to set and pursue goals,…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Building Dreams Data Time Analysis Functionality

In this video, Marlin goes through the Building Dreams Data Time Analysis Function that schools can use to track data both at the school level and at the student level. The analysis of the data can be used to identify trends in the program and then make adjustments to fit…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Mind Ya Mentals episode #2: Marlin Jackson #FightForLifeFoundation

In this episode, Tim and Mal connect with Tim’s former University of Michigan teammate and long-time friend Marlin Jackson. Marlin talks about his life growing up, playing in the NFL, his non-profit the Fight For Life Foundation, and what keeps him motivated to be great. Make sure to tune in…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 13, 2021

How childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 05, 2021

Mind Ya Mentals Podcast

Mind Ya Mentals Podcast is all about equipping black people with the tools they need to manage and understand their mental health. We work to undo the stigma that surrounds mental health and address different issues that are prevalent in our society. Join us every other Sunday and always make…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 05, 2021

Social Emotional Behavioral Assessment Tool

Here is a video showing the new Social Emotional Behavioral Assessment tool. It is used by the student to check in at the beginning of the day and evaluates how they are feeling at that time. The tool also asks the student to agree to specific behaviors that they will…

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