Community Impacts

Transforming people, places, and communities ... it's why we do what we do!
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Spirit & Place is more than the number of people attending events … we’re aiming for tangible changes that build thriving communities.

Check out our impact stories to learn how Spirit & Place is making a difference and see what people are saying about our work.

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As a result of the congregation’s “No Plans to Leave” festival event in 2017, Ebenezer Baptist Church planned to create a series of workshops to counter gentrification in the Riverside neighborhood.

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“Spirit and Place provided the impetus to think differently about engaging people in a multigenerational music-making and the platform to experiment." - Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra


Pam Blevins Hinkle

Pam Blevins Hinkle–arts administrator, song leader, composer, officiant, tree-lover, and kazoo fanatic–has devoted her life to projects that blend creativity, community-building, and spirituality. She has served as director of Spirit & Place since 2006, and is a certified trainer ...

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Indianapolis, IN 46202

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