Educational Resources

Interpreter Training Course

Have you thought about becoming an interpreter? A new class is being offered at Southeast Community Services (901 Shelby Street) on Mondays, 5:30-7 p.m., starting May 2. It is a 6-week course and the cost is $200. Learn about different types of interpreting and skills that may help with finding a job. Questions? Contact the instructor, Felix Medina, at 317-361-8555 or To sign up, call Carolyn Leffler at 317-510-0204.


Youth Opportunities and College Resources

Congressman Carson’s 2016 Youth Opportunities Fair

April 6, 4- 7 p.m.

Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street

Learn about opportunities for youth, including summer camps, volunteer opportunities, internships and summer jobs. For more information, call 317-283-6516.


Felege Hiywot Center (FHC) Youth Led Farm Initiative Farm Worker Program

This program is for rising/upcoming 9th to 12th graders. The urban youth farm experience is a youth development program for students from Marion and surrounding counties to work together to manage an urban farming plot.

This youth-led initiative provides learning opportunities, implementation of real-world life and business principles, service to the community, and an outlet for local agriculture.

Students will work Tuesdays-Saturdays, June 14-July 30, 9 a.m. – 4p.m. (with flexibility for special projects and programs). Students will receive a daily pay stipend of $30/day ($150/week).

To qualify for the farm worker program, workers must enjoy developing positive, healthy relationships with fellow students of all backgrounds, must be curious about business, agriculture, science and the wider world, must be a hard worker, and must have the ability to communicate and work well in a team-based environment.

No previous experience in agriculture is required. Applications with references are due April 29. For more details and the complete application, contact Yodit Kibrom at, or call 317-545-2245.


collegegraduatesResources for Undocumented Students Who Want to Attend College

Each year, more than 65,000 undocumented immigrants graduate from high school and many hope to study at an American college or university. In this guide learn about:

  • College opportunities for undocumented students
  • Financing aid
  • Scholarships
  • Additional resources from government agencies, college offices, nonprofits and other foundations
  • Links and information on online college programs