Story Slam & Homeless Voices


The 2017 Spirit & Place Festival runs November 3-12, and we are excited to be part of two important events at this year’s Festival.

Story Slam: Real Life Stories of the Power of Education.

Tuesday, November 7
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Speak Easy Downtown,
47 S Meridian St, 2nd Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Walk-ins welcome, but RSVPs encouraged by Nov. 6 due to limited seating.

At this event, you’ll get to step into real life stories through dramatic presentations of education’s power to foster change. You will hear powerful stories from students and educators alike, including:

- Celeste Williams, School on Wheels Tutor

- Wes Coker, College and Career Readiness Coach at The Excel Center—Noblesville

- Dawn Walker-Seyerle, Social Studies Teacher at Arsenal Technical High School

- Ronak Shah, 7th Grade Science Teacher at KIPP Indy Public Schools

- Casey McLeod, Science Teacher at KIPP Indy Public Schools.

School on Wheels and its SPOKES committee is proud to partner with Teachers Lounge Indy to present Story Slam. Story Slam is sponsored by Junior League of Indianapolis. 


Homeless Voices

First Friday on November 3 (6-10 pm) and
Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:00 AM to Saturday, November 11, 2017 6:00 PM
at Tube Factory artspace basement gallery
1125 Cruft Street, Indianapolis, IN

School on Wheels is collaborating with CHIP to provide a powerful, museum-like art experience filled with educational vignettes and audio/video stories from individuals experiencing homelessness in Indy. Combining audio, video, and tactile components, Homeless Voices immerses the visitor in the lives of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Indianapolis. Stations include personal videos of individuals sharing their stories, replicated structures found in homeless camps, and other interactive/educational opportunities. Visitors will also learn about the crisis of homelessness in our community and how they can get involved. School on Wheels will have a special Virtual Reality Experience one night only during First Friday on November 3 from 6 pm – 10 pm at the Tube!

School on Wheels is proud to partner with the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention to present Homeless Voices.