Category Archives - Signature Projects

Signature Project Feature: Empowerment Zone Leadership

Class47Members Gerald Best, Andrea Ledbetter, Nancy Seidler, Briana Stiner, & Maurice Walker SummaryThis project team developed a five week after-school program to be administered to children in grades 4-6 that will introduce the basics of leadership.  Each hour long session focuses on a different leadership topic including what “leadership” is and what characteristics are necessary…

Signature Project Feature: Positive Outlook/MARA

Class47MembersEmily Bastine de Hernandez, Gage Hudak, Kim Kilgore, Elisheva Salomon, Lerman, & Michelle Reedy SummaryThis team partnered with two organizations, Positive Outlook and MARA (Michiana Athletics and Recreation Association) to organize historical data, collect current data, and create a process for future data collection. The team also began the filing process for Positive Outlook to…

Signature Project Feature: Better Homes of South Bend

Class47MembersBrian Bauman, Juan Constantino, Becky Malewitz, Quentin Phillips, & Sarah Youngs SummaryTeam Synergy established a partnership with Oaklawn and in collaboration with the organization created the event “Rockin’ Out for Recovery” to bring awareness and celebration to the power of recovery in our community. Rockin’ Out for Recovery is scheduled for September 30, 2021 at…

Signature Project Feature: Team Synergy

Class47MembersLaKesha Burton, Jason Hertel, Amy Stewart-Brown, Ashley Tyeryar, & Jeff Walker SummaryTeam Synergy established a partnership with Oaklawn and in collaboration with the organization created the event “Rockin’ Out for Recovery” to bring awareness and celebration to the power of recovery in our community. Rockin’ Out for Recovery is scheduled for September 30, 2021 at…

Signature Project Feature: Latino Outreach Initiative with REAL Services

Class47MembersDenise Conoln, Allison Jones, Michael Scott, & Sean TownerSummaryThis project team worked with REAL Services to improve their outreach into the Latinx community. This team developed an outreach plan, built a network of volunteers, events, and recruiters to help share REAL Services assistance programs and gain trust within the Latinx community, and transferred long-term ownership…