Past News & Events

Board Member Wins Be More Award!

Congratulations to our very own Lindsey Badger on winning a 2016 Bloomington Be More Award!  As the awarding group states, "​Lindsay’s actions have life-changing impacts on the students involved in her classes and bring attention to serious issues the community faces."  This follows on the heels of two other of our board members winning Be More Awards in 2015: Wain Martin & David Meyer.


​Public screening of Frontline: Prison State followed by a panel discussion (PBS video pageIMDB movie page)
Monroe County Public Library (MCPL)303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
​Monday, July 25, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM.
Free admission.​
This episode of Frontline examines the impact of mass incarceration in America, focusing on a troubled housing project in Louisville, Kentucky.  See this flyer for more.


Travis Puntarelli & Upfolk perform a benefit for New Leaf - New Life
Player's Pub, 424 S. Walnut St.
Donations encouraged at the door
Sunday, April 3; Doors open at 6 PM
See this flyer for more details!


​Public Screening of The House I Live In followed by a panel discussion (IMDB movie page)
Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Free admission
Wednesday, April 13; 6 PM to 9 PM
See this flyer for more details!

ANNUAL 5K: April 23

​New Leaf New Life Annual 5K Run/Walk (details)
Location: Bloomington High School South 1965 S Walnut St. (Food afterwards at: New Leaf New Life, 1010 S. Walnut St.)
Cost is $20 (includes event registration & T-shirt: see details)
Saturday, April 23; Event starts @ 10 AM
See this flyer or this page for more details!  Sign up at EventBrite!