Black clergy calls for IMPD officers to be fired; city to implement clinician-led mobile crisis team after man died in custody

By staff Faith in Indiana’s Black Church Coalition, along with the Union District Caucus, the Ministerium, and LIVE FREE, are calling the prosecution of the IMPD officers that [...]

Faith leaders call for action after death related to mental health response

By Jill Sheridan | WFYI Indianapolis Many in the community are calling for action after the death of a man who had a mental health crisis. Herman Whitfield’s parents called for an ambulance in [...]

Local faith leaders call upon Indianapolis leaders for expanded mental health crisis support

By Adam Schumes | WRTV Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS — Following the death of an Indianapolis man who was in police custody, faith leaders want city leaders to improve the city’s Mobile Crisis [...]

Vigil honors Herman Whitfield III, as calls for new crisis response team continue

By Tyler Fenwick | WFYI Indianapolis The emotions had been boiling up inside of Lena Harvey for a few days by the time she attended a vigil for Herman Whitfield III, the man who died in police [...]

‘We need to tell the truth more than ever’: Meet Women of the Year honoree Melissa Borja

Melissa Borja is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women across the country who have made a significant impact. The annual program is a continuation of Women of the Century, [...]

Mayor, chief of police commit to more criminal justice reform at Faith in Indiana summit

Leaders with Faith in Indiana continued pushing for criminal justice reform during the Fund Our Futures Summit on March 8, winning commitments from the mayor and chief of police to pilot a [...]

Faith In Indiana Celebrates Major Victory: Indianapolis Mayor Announces $115 Million Commitment To Reduce Gun Violence

Mayor Joe Hogsett has announced a $115 million dollar commitment to the city’s gun violence intervention (GVI) program, the nation’s most effective strategy to stop gun violence, a set of [...]

La cárcel del condado de Marion seguirá deteniendo inmigrantes a petición de ICE

Los defensores de los inmigrantes y los líderes religiosos de Indiana pidieron el martes al alguacil del condado de Marion, Kerry Forestal, que dejara de retener a los inmigrantes en la cárcel [...]

Sheriff will still obey ICE detainers; Marion County Jail to keep holding immigrants

Indiana immigrant advocates and faith leaders on Tuesday asked Marion County Sheriff Kerry Forestal to stop holding immigrants at the county jail without a warrant at the request of U.S. [...]