As a way to bring the community together and work toward a better understanding of the issues, Mayor Tom Henry created the Fort Wayne Commission on Police Reform and Racial Justice in June 2020. [...]
Pastor Karen Staton and Cookye Rutledge, a pair of African American women in the city who are in leadership roles, sat down and watched the swearing-in ceremony and then Vice-President Kamala [...]
Pastor Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, an organization that has championed racial justice issues, is looking forward to the transition of power. "14 days (President Trump) will be out, he's [...]
[Audrey,] you and your teams worked tirelessly to create solidarity circles of local pastors and church core team members to talk, coach and inform them about policies to look out for. But, [...]
Some would be surprised to learn that the leader behind several recent strides for People of Color in Fort Wayne is a young five-foot-four white woman from Huntington, Indiana.
Photo caption: Alexia Hernandez speaks Tuesday at the Allen County Courthouse, calling for community support for her father, Santos Hernandez, as he faces deportation proceedings. By Ashley [...]
On Tuesday, Faith in Indiana held a rally outside the Allen County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon. The group wants Sheriff David Gladieux to release Santos Hernandez.
“Our young protesters are outside,” Tutu told the crowd at Promenade Park Pavilion downtown. “You need to be out there with them.” Cookye Rutledge, a personal friend of Tutu's, opened the event, [...]
With her message Thursday… she's hoping those in leadership will work with the community to work toward repairing this issue. It's the mission of Faith in Indiana right now.
Naomi Tutu, daughter of Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, joined Faith in Indiana at Promenade Park where she spoke along with protesters who said they had interactions with police during [...]
Naomi Tutu, daughter of Desmond Tutu, will join several area faith leaders from Faith in Indiana at a demonstration at the Promenade Park Foundation Pavilion. Together, they plan to “life up the [...]
Fort Wayne’s NBCJuly 16, 2020 Read the story at its source. FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – After seeing photos and videos of Fort Wayne Police using tear gas and rubber bullets on [...]
Reverend Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, a faith organization working for racial and economic equity in the Hoosier state, thinks body cams are important, but her group wants suspensions [...]
A homecoming celebration outside the Allen County sheriff's office Thursday welcomed activist-protester Jorge “George” Oliva back to Fort Wayne before he was nearly deported to Mexico, a country [...]
After being arrested in connection with downtown Fort Wayne protests, Jorge Oliva has been released on bond but believes there is still work to be done.
Family and friends of a Fort Wayne man granted a stay of deportation after being arrested during the protest in Fort Wayne spoke out about his situation Thursday afternoon outside the Allen [...]
"We are just celebrating a victory in that he has been released from his hold of deportation," says Rev. Karen Staton.
About 20 to 30 people on Thursday gathered outside the Allen County Courthouse to phone bank for Jorge Oliva, an undocumented immigrant who was arrested last month and scheduled for deportation, [...]