Project Indy – Mayor Joe Hogsett’s Youth Jobs Program

Project Indy is comprised of a network of community organizations, employers, and corporate partners who are providing job opportunities, soft-skill development and job-readiness training to in-school and out-of-school youth in Marion County.

Mayor Joe Hogsett has created Project Indy to help connect youth to jobs in Indianapolis.
Project Indy Flyer
Read more about Project Indy with online application at

Kelley Up-Next Business Academy

Application due June 1
9-12 Graders who identify as African American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native American, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: The Up-Next Business Academy brings together Indiana students from underrepresented populations to the Kelley School of Business to introduce them to opportunities within the business world and educate them on the college admissions process.

Students come together in Bloomington, Ind., one Saturday a month from September through May. Transportation will be available for students in the Indianapolis area.

More information and application (due June 1) at

Center for Leadership Development

cldFostering the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment.
The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) offers 15 different programs throughout the year.
Go to for program details.