Indigo Bishop is a lifelong Clevelander, facilitator, and strategist specializing in sustainable development. Guided by her passion for cross-cultural dialogue and creative community building, Indigo is dedicated to designing for and with the next generation, building wealth in black and brown communities, and leveraging existing assets to strengthen our neighborhoods. She works as a Program Officer at the St. Luke's Foundation.
Indigo is a certified social justice mediator and a double graduate of Case Western Reserve University where she studied sociology and anthropology and earned a Master of Social Work at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. She serves on the Board of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University. She has worked for non-governmental organizations, in higher education, in grassroots philanthropy, and in affordable housing
Indigo is well known locally for her ability to facilitate dialogue that generates trust and builds collective action. She has trained hundreds of practitioners across the country, equipping them with integral community-building techniques for lasting positive change. In her spare time, if she’s not playing volleyball in one of several leagues, you can find her reading on her porch, dancing at festivals with friends, or hiking with her dogs, Gia and Ziggy.