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#FridayFocus: Black Music Month

on June 14, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s #FridayFocus is on Black Music Month
and the many African Americans who have created music that has shaped American
culture and touched the lives of people worldwide. Soul music has become a
staple in our community and was one of the very first forms of communication
during slavery. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month…

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#FridayFocus: Indianapolis Professional Association

on June 7, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday Focus is on the Indianapolis Professional Association (IPA). As one of Indianapolis’ oldest networking and professional development groups, IPA was created to promote and develop African Americans in education, provide career training, and help establish business connections.  Members range from high school students to business professionals. 

#FridayFocus: Lonnie G. Bunch III

on May 31, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday Focus is on Lonnie G. Bunch III, the Smithsonian’s 14th Secretary-elect. Bunch’s appointment is historic, given that he is the first African-American to serve in this role in the institution’s 173-year history.

Bunch has been named leader…

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#FridayFocus: Indiana Humanities

on May 24, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s #FridayFocus is on one of Herd Strategies’ very own clients, Indiana Humanities. Indiana Humanities is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the humanities landscape here in Indiana while providing access and fostering engagement between diverse audiences across our state. Its…

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#FridayFocus: Center For Leadership Development

on May 17, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s #FridayFocus is on the Center for Leadership Development, (CLD).

CLD provides programming that helps minority students excel by
giving them exposure to academic and career opportunities that otherwise are
not readily available to them. The mission of the CLD is to “foster the
advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana…

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#FridayFocus: 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. Summer Academy

on May 9, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday Focus is on the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis’ Summer Academy! As the winner of the 2018 Indy’s A-List Best Summer Camps, their program helps students between the grades of kindergarten to 8th grade to combat the learning slide that takes place during the summer months.

Scholars spend 6…

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#FridayFocus: Tea’s Me Cafe

on May 3, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday Focus: Tea’s Me Café!

Tea’s Me Café is a locally owned and operated minority woman-owned business that is more than just a “café”. It is known for unifying the community, supporting local artists, and hosting…

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#FridayFocus: DREAM Alive

on April 26, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday’s Focus is DREAM Alive.

 DREAM Alive is
an organization that works with at-risk youth in the community to help them
become leaders through mentorship, career, and character development. Founded
by former Colts player, Tarik Glenn; he had a vision of helping young men and
women and creating leaders…

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#FridayFocus: Circle City Chapter of The Links, Inc.

on April 19, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday Focus is on the Circle City Chapter of The Links,
Inc for their commitment to enriching lives of
women of color through their founding principles of friendship and service.

Last Saturday, the Links hosted the “Real World Real Girls”
conference at the Indiana Historical Society to help young women prepare for
their…

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#FridayFocus: Project Purse Indianapolis

on April 12, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s Friday’s Focus is Project Purse Indianapolis (PPI) which is an organization that collects purses and fills them with products such as travel size toiletries, hygiene items, beauty products, and stationery products for young ladies and women across Indiana.

Chelsea Marburger, the founder of PPI, wanted to bring women…

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