Press Room

Media Inquiries:

As the central Indiana intermediary organization that serves as an advocate, capacity builder, convener and resource for young people, it is our duty to communicate to the public about issues affecting youth in our community. For information or to set-up an interview about youth issues, please contact our communications director at 317-921-1266 ext. 104.

Recent Press Releases:

4/23/19: MCCOY launches interactive Youth Activity Directory

9/25/18: Central Indiana youth workers honored during awards ceremony

9/10/18: MCCOY hosts free community birthday party

7/13/18: MCCOY, Indiana Fever encourage summer learning in Indianapolis

4/19/18: MCCOY supports Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council with grant from Lilly Endowment

4/4/18: MCCOY releases free 2018 Youth Activity Directory

3/26/18: MCCOY granted $50,000 from The Indianapolis Foundation

Recent Opinion-Editorials:

3/15/19: MCCOY Opposes Senate Bill 279

10/29/18: Vote Yes to the IPS Capital Referendum

5/28/18: Enough Violence, Not Enough Leadership

6/22/16: Don’t Relax Your Vigilance

3/2/16: Be Aware, Educated Involved to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

MCCOY in the News:

5/16/19: Local nonprofits receive grants

4/26/19: Activity directory for youth

4/23/19: Collaborative Awards $2.9 Million for Marion County Summer Youth Programs

4/18/19: Barriers await ex-offenders when they rejoin their communities

3/10/19: Indy to Host Youth Opportunities Fair

3/6/19: Anderson parents push for school bullying accountability

2/21/19: Simulation teaches perils of poverty

2/19/19: The Cost of Poverty Experience: Put Yourself in Poverty

2/18/19: Congressman Andre Carson’s 6th Annual Youth Opportunities Fair

2/12/19: State lawmakers nix proposal for private schools to follow bullying rules

1/17/19: Local company trying to fill day care need

12/13/18: Eradicating the roots of childhood trauma

11/2/18: 16 Tech Hires New Director

10/19/18: United Way Names VP of Public Policy

9/29/18: Students receive award

9/13/18: Teens Serve on Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council

8/30/18: KRULL: A competition no one wants to win

8/30/18: John Krull: A competition no one wants to win

8/29/18: Commentary: A competition no one wants to win

8/28/18: Teen Suicide in Indiana

8/23/18: Marion County starts Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council

8/16/18: What changed since a Westfield mom spoke up about flaws in Indiana’s bullying report

7/31/18: Child advocates encouraged Indiana schools reported more bullying incidents for 2017-18 school year

7/13/18: Advocacy group, donut shops team up to benefit area youth

7/12/18: Advocacy group, donut shops team up to benefit area youth

7/12/18: Marion County Commission on Youth Donut Drive-Thru

7/12/18: Donut Drive-Thru

6/9/18: Fun and safe youth summer programs approved by IMPD

6/9/18: Fun and safe youth summer programs approved by IMPD

6/4/18: Governor Holcomb signs anti-bullying law prompted by Call 6 Investigation into misreported numbers

5/25/18: How to talk to your kids about the Noblesville school shooting

5/25/18: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Training For Teachers Soon To Take Effect

4/24/18: Healthy changes: Senate upgrades resources for state’s troubled kids

4/12/18: Hogsett Launches Youth Leadership Council

4/6/18: Randy Head and Mindi Kensinger Goodpaster: Bettering lives of children

4/2/18: Benefits of Teen Employment

3/23/18: Suicide Awareness

3/12/18: Bullying bill prompted by Call 6 Investigation heads to governor’s desk for signature

3/12/18: Bullying claim in Westfield school shines light on failures in Indiana’s reporting system

3/9/18: Youth Opportunities Fair

1/29/18: CALL 6: House bill aims to improve how schools report bullying incidents to the state

1/11/18: Bill Filed to Address Misreported Bullying Numbers

1/10/18: State lawmaker files bill following Call 6 Investigation into schools’ misreported bullying numbers

1/5/18: Records for Jan. 5-11

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