We Make Indiana town hall pushes for a safer community in St. Joseph County

By Julianne Grohowski | ABC57 SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The Saint Joseph County Chapter of Faith in Indiana hosted a town hall Sunday to make a call for public action towards improving the [...]

Local faith leaders pressure politicians to address mental health

By Ronnie Das | WSBT 22 Community leaders united to address mental health resources in the state. The St. Joseph County Chapter of Faith in Indiana is lobbying for a statewide crisis response [...]

St. Joseph County Council approves almost $3 million for mental health center

On Tuesday, the St. Joseph County Council approved almost $3 million in American Rescue Plan funding to support a new crisis response center designed for those dealing with mental health or [...]

St. Joseph County Council pushes through CDC grant and pay raises for county workers

The St. Joseph County Council on Wednesday muscled through a $3 million federal grant to help fight COVID-19 among minority residents, as well as a plan to give pay hikes to workers and [...]

Some St. Joe County residents frustrated after commission vetoes grant

Some local faith community leaders are angry, frustrated, and outraged. About a dozen gathered for a pre-dawn press conference early Tuesday morning outside the County-City Building. “Why? Why [...]

Viewpoint: Area faith leaders express concern about the debate over masks in schools

We, pastors and religious lay leaders from Faith in Indiana's St. Joseph County chapter, write to express our concern over the debate about masking in our schools. Due to the outbreak of the [...]

When is deadly force by police justified? ‘Imminent threat’ defined in South Bend policy

“Today’s vote, when it comes to the use of force policy, is a victory for our community," said Claval Hunter, a local pastor and a member of Faith in Indiana. "It brings us one step closer to [...]

When is deadly force by police justified? ‘Imminent threat’ defined in South Bend policy

By Marek Mazurek | South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND — The Board of Public Safety Wednesday voted to incorporate a series of changes to the South Bend Police Department’s use of [...]

Mobile unit in South Bend area could offer cops an alternative to jailing people with mental illnesses

By Howard Dukes | South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND — As the group Faith In Indiana pushes for a mobile response unit to give South Bend area police forces an alternative to [...]

Mobile unit could offer cops alternative to jailing people with mental illness

As the group Faith In Indiana pushes for a mobile response unit to give South Bend area police forces an alternative to jailing those with mental illness and substance abuse problems, both [...]

VICTORY: St. Joseph County Officials pledge to #FundOurLives with Crisis Response Center and Mobile Crisis Teams

We know what keeps us safe: living in communities where all of us can provide for our families, get the care that we need, and build the future we want. That’s why, on Sunday, May 16, more than [...]

Community groups frustrated by lack of transparency in South Bend police review board hire

Alfred Guillaume Jr., a member of Faith in Indiana, said the group is waiting to see how Reynolds performs in his new role before developing an opinion of him. ... “I hope he does his job [...]

Proposed policy changes further define when deadly force can be used by South Bend officers

Over the past couple months, representatives from the mayor’s office, the police department and the group Faith in Indiana have worked on a series of updates, which were submitted to the Board of [...]

Over 250 faith leaders call for crisis response center at town hall

Faith leaders all across Michiana are calling for change. "We are here because we want to bring forth solutions,” one faith leader said at a town hall hosted by Faith In Indiana Sunday called “We [...]

Officers say frustration, uncertainty swirl around South Bend police use of force policy

BLM-SB, along with Faith In Indiana, wanted the board to delay action in February so that it could address more of their concerns, but since the board decided to move forward then, the groups [...]

Viewpoint: Taking a proactive approach to the mental health crisis in our community

Sheriff Redman has met with Faith in Indiana and other organizations and individuals who recognize that we must act now to help prevent violent acts committed by someone with mental illness.

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