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Archive for Month: December 2016

DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: Hidden Figures

On January 7th, 2017 at 1:00pm we will be hosting a panel discussion centered on the marginalization and perseverance of Black Women in Research and STEM fields. This discussion will be held immediately following a presentation of the new biographical comedy-drama film Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson (as Katherine […]

1st Annual: Santa Sit-In

DONT SLEEP‘s first annual Santa Sit-In is officially in the books. Its safe to say it was a success thanks to all our volunteers and coordinators. Special thanks to Satchuel Paigelynn Cole, Cheryl Wardell Laux, Brandon Randall, Meaghan Banks, Star Jones, Peggy Desautels Meyer, Qiana S. Porter, Iesha Vaughn, D.j. […]

Water Donation delivered to Second Chance Church in Flint, MI

Thank you to all who volunteered this morning to load up cases of water for donation to Flint, MI. Special thanks to Sister Marriam Umar for her tireless efforts coordinating transport, and Brent Lyle¬†for connecting us with Second Chance Church in Flint, MI. We were able to load up the […]

13th: Viewing and Discussion

In a partnership between OpportunIndy, Don’t Sleep, Bloom Project, and Ivy Tech’s Black Students United, there will be a screening of the documentary “13th” and, afterwards, a small discussion. The documentary focuses on the evolution of slavery and the “exception” to the 13th Amendment. This documentary covers a variety of […]