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Community Link: Indy Achieves

Community Link: Indy Achieves

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Each week in Community Link Carolene Mays-Medley and Marco Dominguez take a look at an organization or business that is making a positive impact on the community. 

Indy Achieves is an organization aimed at empowering Indianapolis residents to pursue careers that put them on a path to the middle class.  

This week Carolene spoke with Yecenia Tostado and Matt Impink about the organization’s mission and goals. 

“So what we know is that by the year 2020 62% of jobs in Indiana will require some sort of post secondary credential and just 42% of folks right here in Marion County have a post secondary credential,” explained Yecenia Tostado. “So we want to work with folks to make sure they are able to skill up so that they are able to qualify for the jobs here in the county.”

The effort was initiated by Mayor Joe Hogsett. To learn more about the organization, click the video. 

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The Film Yap reviews The Call of the Wild and others in theaters this weekend

Adventure awaits in Harrison Ford’s newest movie. Here to break down what’s in theaters t his weekend is The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd.

The Call of the Wild — Harrison Ford and a CGI dog star in this loose adaptation of the classic Jack London novel about family-friendly adventures in the frozen hinterlands. Harrison’s already planning to kill off this character in the sequel.
The Assistant — This #MeToo parable examines the life of a young woman (Julia Garner) who is the assistant to an abusive executive. Think “The Devil Wears Prada” in a corporate setting.
The Lodge — Riley Keough stars as a woman looking after her fiance’s children at a snowed-in cabin when things turn horrorish.
Olympic Dreams — At the Winter Olympics, a cross-country skier (Alexi Pappas) starts to fall for a volunteer dentist (Nick Kroll) in this offbeat romcom.
Brahms: The Boy II — This horror sequel stars Katie Holmes as a mother whose family moves into the local murder mansion where dolls come alive. Seriously, you’d think real estate agents would check the disclosure documents more carefully.

Video: Jojo Rabbit — A German lad fantasizes about having Adolf Hitler as his imaginary friend in this oddball but surprisingly heartfelt dramedy. Buy It.

For more movie news and reviews, visit www.thefilmyap.com.

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