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Initiative launches mentoring programs in Youngstown, Warren

Although Barack Obama only has a few months left in his presidency, one of his initiatives could continue on in a couple of local school districts. Students from Youngstown and Warren took part in a ceremony Monday morning, launching “My … Continue reading

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Inspiring Minds Volunteer Donates Tuition Credits

When Denzel Stevens, a junior telecommunications student at Youngstown State University, received a special call from Deryck Toles, founder & CEO of Inspiring Minds, he was speechless. Through Ohio’s GIVE Back. GO Forward. volunteer program, Stevens had been gifted free … Continue reading

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Girls learn about entrepreneurship at Inspiring Minds summer camp

Treona Crenshaw, 15, has participated for two years in Inspiring Minds Summer Camp and says it’s been time well spent. “They show us the world,” Treona, a sophomore at Warren G. Harding High School, said. “I’ve seen things I’ve never … Continue reading

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Inspiring Minds youth ‘inspired’ by big cities

WARREN – Society tells young people that they should aspire to be a doctor, a lawyer, or even an astronaut, and that they should attend the top schools in the country. Deryck Toles, founder and executive director of the Inspiring … Continue reading

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8th Annual Fundraising Gala

The 8th Annual Inspiring Minds Fundraising Gala took place on Saturday, April 12th. The Inspired Tastes American Road Trip, a sold out event, featured cuisine from coast to coast, community presentations, student scholarships and countless IM success stories. Read more: … Continue reading

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How I Found Myself in the Game – Former NFL Player Deryck Toles A Celebration of Black History Month

The US Tennis Association’s feature on Deryck Toles, our executive director. Read the full article on www.midwest.usta.com.

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The Gala is SOLD OUT

Read the story over at Vindy.com

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7th Annual Gala

The Inspiring Minds Annual Gala has been an important part of the organization from the beginning.  The Gala is above all a celebration of growth and accomplishments.  It is a hopeful vision of the future of Inspiring Minds students. A … Continue reading

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BP Donates $25K to Inspiring Minds

Watch the video of the check presentation at WKBN.  

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Wean Foundation Awards

Inspiring Minds was the recipient of a Wean Foundation Grant. Read the full story at TribToday or Vindy.com.

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