What a way to kick off a Friday morning!
While enjoying a delicious breakfast at the Indianapolis Colts’ training facility, everyone got the opportunity to learn more about Fight for Life through family impact stories, hear from former Colts player, Marlin Jackson himself, and more! We also had the opportunity to take a tour the Building Dreams software through interactive stations that focus on emotion identification and management as well as a realistic simulation of the how the technology can be used brought to you by Jackson and his children!
As of June 2023, there are over 6,000 Indianapolis-based students using the Building Dreams platform, either through their school or in connection with a youth organization they’re a part of.
During the breakfast ceremony, the foundation recognized eight individuals for their work in the Indianapolis public education system through Building Dreams.
This year’s recipients are:
The Building Dreams program provides Social Emotional Learning-focused curriculum that helps students learn the virtues, values, and character traits needed to be successful in school and in life. All wrapped up in a fun, gamified way!
To learn more about the Fight For LifeFoundation and the Building Dreams app, check out their site here: https://fightforlifefoundation.org/
Want to check out the start of our journey with them? Here’s a short blog post! https://www.counterpart.biz/counterpart-joins-the-fight/