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Community Connection Wednesday July 3rd

The OK Program

“Empowering Black Men and Boys to Transform Their Communities.”

“The OK Program is working to reverse the high rates of homicide and incarceration among African-American males in the ages of 12-18.

Local police officers, school districts, and the faith-based community come together with the goal of transforming lives and empowering African-American men and boys to improve their communities.”

In Studio Guests:

antjuan keys – Runs the OK PROGRAM

Tyrone Brown.

317-989-2300

antwon.keyes@indy.gov

Contact: Call (888) 987-7731

Check out their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/OKProgramIndianapolis/

https://okprogram.org/indianapolis-in

1st Annual Chuck Harmon Urban Baseball Classic July 7th – 10th

– In Honor of Chuck Harmon

Frederick Douglass Park 1616 E 25th St, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Sunday July 7th – Downtown Indy experience at Victory Field/Monument Circle

Monday July 8th – College Fair/Baseball and Education information/Museum Visit

Tuesday July 9th – Game Day

Wednesday July 10th – Career Showcase at Victory Field

In Studio Guests:

Rob Barber – Exec Dir The Base Indianapolis/Chuck Harmon Baseball Classic Tysha Sellers Hardy – Exec. Dir. Edna Martin Christian Center

https://www.thebaseindy.org/

THE BASE REIMAGINES PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS FOR URBAN YOUTH.

About:

“The BASE is an organization and methodology that combines exceptional baseball and softball training and competition with academic and career resources that empower student-athletes to achieve their full potential both on and off the field. The BASE envisions a world in which urban talent is recognized as our nation’s greatest untapped asset.”

Donate Here: https://crm.bloomerang.co/HostedDonation…

In Studio Guests:

Rob Barber – Exec Dir. Chuck Harmon Baseball Classic

Tysha Sellers Hardy – Exec. Dir. Edna Martin Christian Center

https://www.thebaseindy.org/

 

Edna Martin Christian Center

2605 E. 25th St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46218

“The mission of the Edna Martin Christian Center is to bridge cultural, racial, and economic differences in order to support and nurture the people in the community by providing holistic programs that empower, encourage, and engender a vision of hope.”

CHILDCARE AND PRESCHOOL

For kids age 6 months to 5 year all day Monday-Friday 7am – 6pm.

BEFORE AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMMING

YOUTH ENRICHMENT CAMPS

Spring, Summer and Fall Break Camps for children Kindergarten to 8th Grade

MORNING DROP OFF

Begins at 7am, kids can play, interact with technology and do arts and crafts projects.

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Year Round – Teen Mentor Program open to youth ages 15-18 is a paid mentorship position where you will work with our elementary and middle age students helping to lead educational and recreational activities.

Contact:

(317) 637-3776

https://ednamartincc.org/

In Studio Guests:

Rob Barber – Exec Dir. Chuck Harmon Baseball Classic

Tysha Sellers Hardy – Exec. Dir. Edna Martin Christian Center

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