Our Mission
To promote civic, social, and personal responsibility in the Crooked Creek service area by providing quality services that enhance the lives of individuals and families. 

Meet Patrice Duckett

Executive Director
Patrice Duckett is a proud Grassroots Organizer and has been working in neighborhoods throughout Indianapolis for last 14 years. Patrice Duckett received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Martin University. Additonally, she will receive her Master’s Degree in Philanthropic Studies from IUPUI Lilly School of Philanthropy. During her early college years, she was introduced to volunteerism, civic engagement, and resident leadership through leadership training provided by the Annie E. Casey Foundation initiative Making Connections.
Throughout her years of organizing, she has become a certified trainer, facilitator, and coach in the following areas:
Proposal Based Accountability
Result Based Accountability
Grant Proposal
Meeting Facilitation and Design
Interest Based Negotiation
Race, Social Power, and Class
Strategic Planning
Quality of Life Implementation
Youth Mentor
Juvenile Justice Facilitation
Over the last few years, Patrice Duckett has worked on advocacy initiatives such as Coalition against Gas Stations, Community Development for neighborhoods, Crime Prevention initiatives, Juvenile Justice Reform and many more.  Currently, she is the Executive Director of the Fay Biccard Glick Crooked Creek Neighborhood Center and consultant with REAL Consultants Indianapolis.