ASCEND NETWORK

Organization name: Ascend Indiana

Program Type

Mentoring and career navigation programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Ascend Indiana is the talent and workforce development initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), an organization that brings together industry, higher education and philanthropic leaders to advance Central Indiana’s prosperity and growth. Ascend’s vision is for Indiana to be a place of economic opportunity for all. To achieve this, Ascend bridges talent and communication gaps by creating connectivity between people and employers. Ascend has focused its efforts around three core priorities: connecting job seekers to career opportunities through the Ascend Network talent platform, catalyzing transformative employer and education partnerships through Ascend Services, and informing workforce research and public policy through thought leadership.
Success Metrics: Meetings with job seekers.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

2,502

Black or African Americans Annually Served

11%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

6%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion,
Morgan, Putnam, Shelby
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $7,500,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: Ascend Indiana
Website: https://ascendindiana.com/
Respondents Name: Alyssa Anderson
Email: alyssa.anderson@ascendindiana.com

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