Center For Leadership Development Expands Reach (Lilly Endowment 2021 Annual Report)

CLD Plans More Locations for its Mentoring Programs to Help Black Youth

Article published in the Lilly Endowment 2021 Annual Report

What does it mean to be a responsible man?

That was the weighty topic for discussion on a Tuesday evening in November, as 23 teenager boys and three adult facilitators gathered in a meeting room at Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFE), a community center serving a large swath of urban Indianapolis. With raised hands, the boys volunteered to take turns and read aloud from a long list of admirable qualities.