By Lawrence Andrea | Indianapolis Star Leaders in Indianapolis’ Black faith community on Monday called for the immediate termination of the officers involved of in the death of a man [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Faith in Indiana held a vigil and march to a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants across the state.
“For too long, legislators bought by the gun industry have refused to act to pass gun safety measures, a choice that took eight lives today," said the Rev. Richard Willoughby, president of Faith [...]
Faith in Indiana member Rev. Clyde Posley is one of the members of the first IMPD General Orders Board. Here's what that means.
As homicides climbed toward an all-time high last decade, Indianapolis' gun violence prevention work was underfunded, understaffed and poorly coordinated, according to a report obtained by IndyStar.
Rena Allen, a community organizer with Faith in Indiana, said she grew angry after seeing that IMPD was responsible for the highest rate of dog bites among large departments. It hurt even more to [...]
The Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to reform the policy-making body for the city's police department, a proposal that earlier in the evening drew crowds of opponents and [...]
Let's be clear: Any system that continuously exempts an elite few from accountability is a system that has failed. Over and over again, the very law enforcement officers sworn to protect us [...]
In a move aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus in Indianapolis, the city has given the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health $10.5 million to hire and manage more than [...]
The proposal seeks to add more community voices to police policy and follows national protests over law enforcement accountability spurred by police killings of Black people nationwide.
An IndyStar analysis of ZIP code level data reveals that COVID-19 infection rates in predominantly nonwhite ZIP codes such as Martindale-Brightwood's are nearly three times as high as in the [...]
Perla Alamillo was relieved Thursday when she heard the Supreme Court had rejected the Trump administration's attempt to end the Obama-era DACA program. ... Still, she said, it isn't enough.
"The simple truth is this: We must hear the anguished cries of our black neighbors who were born into a system where, from the moment of birth, they are forced to bear the weight of over 400 [...]
"You've got to be actively involved not just in this moment, but you've got to be actively involved with this movement," said J. Rashad Jones, pastor of Sanders Temple Church of God in Christ. [...]
"Dear God, we pray for our nation, with all of its racial divide, with all of its police brutality, with all its social injustice, with all the lives being circulated," said Jeffrey A. Johnson, [...]
The event is described as a "socially distant processional" and is organized by faith leaders affiliated with Faith in Indiana, a federation of Faith in Action.
"(The governor) says everyday that we’re all in this together," Ana Gonzales, a Fort Wayne resident and the daughter of immigrants, said at a virtual town hall that more than 300 listeners [...]