IndyHub

  • Love Indy
  • Talent Retention & Attraction
  • Resident Involvement

Website
http://indyhub.org/

Primary Contact
Molly Chavers
Executive Director
Contact via email

Mission statement

IndyHub represents and advocates on behalf of the largest network of 20-/30-somethings in Indianapolis. We believe in involving and empowering Indy’s residents, community organizations and the private sector to change and improve our city.

Our mission is to cultivate, engage and support a community of 20- and 30 somethings who are excited about Indy and invested in its future.

In short, we’re here to help you connect to volunteer opportunities, memberships, social events and the like all over Indy. We’re also here to stand up for the voice of Indy’s 20-/30-something crowd is heard across our city and state and we’ve been doing it since 2005.

Actions

Actions are activities derived from the Plan 2020 planning process that a partner has committed to implement.

IndyHub is working on the following actions:

Resident Involvement

Strategy

Define the motivators for individual benefits of civic engagement, volunteerism, philanthropy and social responsibility by cohort and life stage.

Action

Elevate the findings of the IndyHub’s Love Indy Fellowship (Millennial Voices 2015) in collaboration with Leadership Indianapolis

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

90%

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Status on July 14, 2017
IndyHub has launched the Millennial Voices 2017 survey (as of 6/16/17). They will continue to draw from previous surveys for comparison and/or validation purposes.
Resident Involvement

Strategy

Define the motivators for individual benefits of civic engagement, volunteerism, philanthropy and social responsibility by cohort and life stage.

Action

Utilize the findings of both the Millennial Voices 2015 and IndyHub’s 2013 study to illustrate the benefits of civic engagement amongst Millennials

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

50%

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IndyHub has launched the Millennial Voices 2017 survey (as of 6/16/17). They will continue to draw from previous surveys for comparison and/or validation purposes.
Resident Involvement

Strategy

Educate residents in the greater Indianapolis community on the benefits of civic engagement, volunteerism, philanthropy and social responsibility.

Action

Utilize IndyVolved to continue the promotion of volunteer opportunities to Millennials and young professionals, annually

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

100%

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IndyHub just wrapped up IndyVolved 12. It was the largest yet, with nearly 2,000 attendees and 105 exhibitors.
Resident Involvement

Strategy

Develop a strong, compelling communication plan and message for the various communities, stakeholders and residents of Marion County.

Action

Highlight and utilize IndyHub’s existing communications framework and the findings of previous civic engagement studies to support corporate HR’s new employee civic engagement each month

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

70%

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IndyHub has developed, and continues to refine, a strong communication plan through the No Mean City (formerly Live Indy) platform. The launch of a monthly newsletter, along with trainings, for recruiters has commenced.
Love Indy

Strategy

Work to ensure that everyone knows what their cultural and entertainment options are.

Action

Promote positive stories and experiences found in Indy via Live Indy/No Mean City, monthly

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

100%

Love Indy

Strategy

Work to ensure that everyone knows what their cultural and entertainment options are.

Action

Grow and expand Passport to the Arts options and attendance

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2018

Progress

100%

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IndyHub has updated the format and are getting ready to launch the second part of Season 9 at the end of July
Love Indy

Strategy

Work to ensure that everyone knows what their cultural and entertainment options are.

Action

Develop and launch Passport to Sports, a multi-ticket subscription to educate young professionals about Indy’s amateur (and likely professional) sports community

Start Date:

October 1, 2017

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

30%

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IndyHub continues to have conversations about this concept with partners, however, until they need to identify additional resources in order to fully move the concept forward.
Talent Retention & Attraction

Strategy

Increase the number and type of high quality internships for college students, those pursuing technical training, and recent graduates.

Action

Provide resources to help Indianapolis employers recruit and on-board new interns and young professional employees

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

85%

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IndyHub has worked with partners at the Indy Chamber, Indiana InternNet, TechPoint, as well as sponsors, to showcase IndyHub as a resource for interns.
Talent Retention & Attraction

Strategy

Increase the number and type of high quality internships for college students, those pursuing technical training, and recent graduates.

Action

Work with colleges and universities within a 50-mile radius of Indianapolis to help them connect students with this community and its employers

Start Date:

January 1, 2017

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

50%

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IndyHub launched Student Voices this year, and will continue to support university partners through programming and communication.
Talent Retention & Attraction

Strategy

Expand existing and create additional industry-led, sector-specific workforce development and attraction efforts in high-growth, high-demand sectors.

Action

Align Live Indy and IndyHub strategies to help new young residents connect easily to the neighborhoods, amenities and civic spaces that will make them feel at home

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

100%

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No Mean City has been infused into many IndyHub programs as a resource and/or promotional partner, including Hello Neighbor and IndyVolved.
Talent Retention & Attraction

Strategy

Expand existing and create additional industry-led, sector-specific workforce development and attraction efforts in high-growth, high-demand sectors.

Action

Create targeted communications (e.g. a “Consider Indy” page on the IndyHub website and “Hipster Indy” information for civic/convention events that attract Young Professionals) to help recruit new Young Professional talent to the city

Start Date:

October 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

85%

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IndyHub has created more blog content, as well as implementing the successful Forward series has provided us the opportunity to support this tactic.
Talent Retention & Attraction

Strategy

Expand existing and create additional industry-led, sector-specific workforce development and attraction efforts in high-growth, high-demand sectors.

Action

Proactively share the voices and views of Young Professionals with the media

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

65%

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IndyHub has expanded outreach to the media, and continues to serve as a resource to media professionals in the area.