meet the maker

DeAndra Beard, founder of the Beyond Borders Language Learning Center. Is a native of Kokomo. Born and raised and has traveled many coasts and claims this is the place that she wants to call home. She's the daughter of Harry & Momma Beard. Also locals of this wonderful city. DeAndra's is a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University with a degree in Education and a focus on.

The space

A unique hub that gives birth to a new wave of culture to the downtown Kokomo corridor. This place is comprised of the Beyond Borders Language Learning Center, A space that teaches Spanish, Portuguese, French, Sign language and many more other languages will be offered soon.  The next installment is the Beyond Barcodes Book Store, A Multicultural space selling books and fair trade items from all over the world. in addition to this launch is the Bind Cafe, a hand crafted space that features and focuses on quality sourced coffee from areas such as Haiti, Brazil, Columbia and many more. Early summer they will kick off the University Pro,