Debate over South Bend mental health crisis response services continues

By Gemma DiCarlo | WVPE 88.1 Elkhart/South Bend South Bend activists and city leaders continue to debate the city’s fledgling mental health crisis response services. The argument was prompted [...]

Resolution sparks debate over mental health crisis response in South Bend

By Gemma DiCarlo | WVPE 88.1 Elkhart/South Bend A proposed common council resolution put South Bend city leaders at odds Monday about who should be responsible for responding to mental health [...]

Indiana Faith Leaders Advocate For Gun Violence Intervention, Driving Cards

Members of the religious coalition Faith in Indiana gathered at the Statehouse Tuesday to do two things: call on Gov. Eric Holcomb to use part of Indiana’s share of the American Rescue Plan on [...]

Activists Call For Scrutiny Of SB Black Man Shot By Police While On Trip From Indiana To Arizona

Activists are trying to bring attention to the case of a young Black man who was shot by New Mexico state police while on a road trip from Indiana to Arizona.

Office Of Community Initiatives To Hold Information Sessions About South Bend Alive Grant Program

But some feel that one strategy would have been better. The local chapter of faith group Faith in Indiana expressed disappointment that a Peacemaker Fellowship, a focused anti-violence program [...]

Local Faith Leaders Urge South Bend Mayor To Move Forward With Police Discipline Matrix

Nicole MacLaughlin is a member of Faith in Indiana and she joined in on the prayer. She says the group has been asking for the discipline matrix to be adopted since the shooting death of Eric [...]

Weekend March In South Bend To Demand SBPD Disciplinary Policy

[Faith in Indiana] leaders marched in South Bend on Saturday to demand that a disciplinary policy for police officers be adopted within the next 60 days. It comes a day after a special prosecutor [...]

Discussion Continues About A Set Of Discipline Guidelines For South Bend Police Department

Kalume Tshimanga is a member of Faith In Indiana. He said it’s crucial that the city gets the discipline matrix right if trust between civilians and police is going to improve.

Local Faith Leaders Call On South Bend Board Of Public Safety To Approve Discipline Matrix

A group of local faith leaders gathered today Monday to call on the South Bend Board of Public Safety to approve the proposed discipline matrix for the police department. ... Pastor J.B. Williams [...]

At South Bend Peacemaker Summit, Buttigieg Pledges $350K For Violence Prevention

More than 500 community members crowded into the Pentecostal Cathedral Church of God in Christ Sunday afternoon for Faith in Indiana’s Peacemaker Summit. The event was in response to the fatal [...]