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Macon Mentor Academy

Website http://www.mma-tlc.org/
Phone 812-369-4082
Address 3451 North Kingsley Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Faith-based mentoring and advocating for at risk youth and those considered having special needs. We also extend our support to their families through chaplaincy related services, parenting classes, job prep, ged courses, housing-food-clothing referrals, budgeting and encouragement to obtain postsecondary education.

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Give4ECAs

Website http://give4ecas.org/
Phone 812-330-7700
Email fmccs [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address 315 North Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools is leading a community-wide effort to raise the funds to support all 400+ ECA positions in all MCCSC schools. The Foundation will coordinate an effort to engage parents, PTOs, booster groups, and school system leadership in a fundraising campaign. A variety of fundraising techniques will be employed to meet the goal.
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National School Reform Faculty

Website http://www.nsrfharmony.org/
Phone 812-330-2702
Email nsrf [at] nsrfharmony [dot] org
Address Harmony Education Center
PO Box 1787
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description The mission of the National School Reform Faculty is to foster educational and social equity by empowering all people involved with schools to work collaboratively in reflective democratic communities that create and support powerful learning experiences for everyone. (adopted June 2001) Affiliated with Harmony Education Center
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Monroe Smart Start: Birth to Five Coalition

Website http://www.monroesmartstart.org
Contact Lois Hutter-Pishgahi (Director)
Email lois [at] monroesmartstart [dot] org
Description Monroe Smart Start: Birth-to-Five Coalition works to ensure that all children in Monroe County are ready for school and ready for life! Our coalition brings together the public and private sectors to bring resources and attention to this critical time in a child's development. We focus on the first five years because that's when 85% of brain development occurs, but only 5% of education funds are invested.

The Coalition is working towards increasing the number of children in Monroe County who enter kindergarten with the skills and attributes needed to be successful.

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Monroe County Schools - Black History Month Committee

Website http://www.mccsc.edu
Contact Beverly Smith
Phone 812-339-2257
Email bevsmith [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address 315 E. North Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Annually, contact for details
Description The Black History Month Committee meets annually to plan events for the City of Bloomington and Monroe County School System.
Additional Contact Beverly Calender-Anderson
Phone 812-339-2261
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Giving Back to Africa, Inc. (GBA)

Website http://www.givingbacktoafrica.org/
Contact Michael Valliant (Administrative Director)
Email givingbacktoafrica [at] gmail [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 2328
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description Giving Back to Africa (GBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the long-term mission of educating young people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In partnership with local Congolese educational institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), our goal is to empower GBA beneficiaries - through service-centered education - to become servant-leaders capable of taking control of their own lives while serving as change agents in their local communities and throughout the nation.
Additional Contact Dr. Louis J. Calli, Jr. (President)
Email callil [at] indiana [dot] edu
Additional Contact Ann Marie Thomson
Phone 812-876-6844
Email thomsona [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Lighthouse Christian Academy

Website http://lighthouse-christian.com/CMS/index.php
Contact Michael Baldomero (Head of School)
Phone (812) 824-2000
Email lcacontact [at] lighthouse-christian [dot] com
Hours Monday through Friday, 7:45am - 4pm
Description The mission of Lighthouse Christian Academy, Inc., is to partner with Christian parents to provide a Biblically based and academically excellent education that develops each child's Christ-like character, intellectual ability, and physical health to the glory of God.
Additional Contact Rayne Amerine (Junior-Senior High School Principal)
Additional Contact Heidi Carlson (Elementary School Vice Principal)
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