Prosperity Indiana has added Michaela Wischmeier as research and communications specialist and Natalie James as coalition builder.
Wischmeier has served as an AmeriCorps Fellow with Prosperity Indiana since January 2020. She has experience in prevention education and direct service work with domestic violence survivors, as well as nonprofit development and fundraising. She is currently pursuing her master of public affairs through IUPUI.
James previously served as an AmeriCorps Public Ally with the Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corp. in Indianapolis. She has researched guidance on mixed-income housing best practices and recruited volunteers to support community building and economic development activities in the Mid-North area of the city. James earned her bachelor of arts degree in Africana Studies from Smith College.