Event info

2018 Admission Prices at the Gate: Free !


Saturday, June 9th, 2018    11:00am to 5:00pm



June 9th

Saturday June 9th, 2018

@ Washington Park 3130 E. 30th St.

Indianapolis 11:00 am-5:00 pm

A Day of fun excitement and hope!


Welcome Dear Friend:

We are delighted to have an opportunity to invite you to take part in this historic occasion, as we continue with the mission of Economic Empowerment by presenting a day of unity and prosperity, wrapped with the hope of a future that will see despair replaced by desire.

The JYF Heritage committee will host Jennie Yarbrough Forster heritage celebration to bring forward a new world of opportunity for everyone especially our young people throughout the Greater Indianapolis Metropolitan Area.

For this year’s event, we plan to help young people become an integral part of their community through education, training and job-placement.

At the crux of Jennie Yarbrough Forster celebration is opportunity. The event features, JYF CAREER DAY, reaching underserved communities across Indianapolis with opportunity.

We need your company and business to participate and bring forward all the opportunities and information you can provide. I have enclosed several levels from which you can select from so that you can benefit thoroughly from all that Jennie Yarbrough Forster Heritage Foundation has to offer.

Please contact me George Elliott, Executive director at (510) 209 3670 so we can discuss your participation.

Thank you for your consideration,

G P Elliott, Executive Director JYF,                                                                               Marcia Nicks, Event Coordinator



Saturday June 9th, 2018

Indianapolis 11:00 am-5:00 pm

FACTS ABOUT Jennie Yarbrough Forster Celebration

What: This heritage celebration is a two day event. It is also an opportunity to open the doors to new opportunities in business; career; homeownership; education and inspiration for adults so they can provide for their children. The event will attract hundreds of people to a safe event filled with life enriching activities and outreach.

Why: This event will highlight the value of living safely in our communities. It will also open the doors of opportunity for interaction between corporations, businesses and community so that everyone has mutual benefit from enterprise and community growth.

Where: This event will take place in an open area setting where people can mingle, enjoy the atmosphere and find new opportunities.

Who: JYF (Jennie Yarbrough Forster Committee) an organization of men and women dedicated to use their Faith to motivate, educate and activate young people towards their personal greatness.

The 1000 Young People Unity March: This event will spark a Indianapolis Area movement by young people who will deliver a message of unity, family, progress and hope as we reach over 1000 young students to open the celebration.

Jennie Yarbrough Forster

Saturday June 9th, 2018

Indianapolis 11:00 am-5:00 pm


THIS EVENT has a special significance for several reasons. It will bring people together and create a new awareness against senseless violence that has plagued our communities and foster growth and opportunities of young leaders.

THIS EVENT is an event that will show the many positive aspects of the Indianapolis Area and how, through harmony young people can approach life with new vigor and a renewed hope. Working together to stop any and all things that may preclude a young person from getting an education; avoiding criminal activity and keeping the family unit united.

Here Are Several Aspects of THIS EVENT


Church organizations can share their ministries with hundreds of people at the event. The "Fellowship Faire" will reach out to young people and families by sharing their ministries with the youth.


This is truly where the rubber meets the road as we will have many companies recruiting, and engaging in information dissemination activities. Here is where you will find companies looking to hire young people, schools enrolling students and career assistance programs preparing everyone for a more prosperous future.


In order for a family to thrive they must have a place to call home. This Event will have information on homeownership, credit repair, and buyer assistance programs. Lending institutions will continue to reach out to attract customers and this area will focus on educating people on all things pertaining to real estate.

Saturday June 9th, 2018

Indianapolis 11:00 am-5:00 pm