These Black youth want to improve mental health in Indy

By Elizabeth Gabriel | Indiana Public Media A local faith group is helping Black Indianapolis youth learn about politics and empowerment. The eight young people in the first cohort of Faith [...]

South Bend police get revised use of force policy on anniversary of Eric Logan’s death

Tonight South Bend instituted some changes into the police department. "We did a lot of work. A lot of work went into this,” said Pastor Claval Hunter.

Indiana faith leaders discuss importance of redistricting

Shoshanna Spector, director of Faith in Indiana, said redistricting is a chance for political leaders to move district lines to benefit their power. “Voters should pick their leaders, not leaders [...]

Call for more funding of local mental health resources

Faith in Indiana is asking St. Joseph County elected officials to give at least 10 percent of its American Rescue Plan money to fund local mental health resources. ... It hopes to have a plan for [...]

Chauvin guilty verdict gives hope to local group calling for police reform

By Max Lewis, WSBT 22 (CBS, South Bend)April 21, 2021 Read and watch the story at the source. “We the jury in the above entitled manner as to count three, second degree manslaughter, [...]

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 [...]

Faith leaders say South Bend use of force policy doesn’t go far enough

The Board of Public Safety will vote on [South Bend's revised use of force policy] policy -- but some of the city's faith leaders are urging them reject it. They feel it doesn't go far enough.

Faith community calls on Indiana’s senators to support a more generous pandemic aid package

A group of religious and community leaders are calling on Indiana’s two senators to support an economic recovery bill that would extend unemployment benefits, help immigrants and provide aid to [...]

“We’ll be watching:” Leaders say discipline matrix a good start, but want more change

The South Bend Board of Public Safety approved a discipline matrix for the police department. ...[Faith in Indiana] religious leaders have been instrumental in lobbying for the passage of the [...]

Activists Push For Release Of Local ICE Detainee

By Rebecca Green | WBOI 89.1 FM (NPR, Fort Wayne)July 2, 2020 Photo caption: Family and friends of Jorge Oliva petition for his release from ICE detention during a phone bank and protest Thursday [...]

Black faith community members have positive response to South Bend police reform proposal

James Williams with Abundant Faith Family Ministry is hoping to create more trust between the South Bend Police Department and the black community. ... "We want to make sure that that mission [...]

Faith leaders call on city to speed up police reform

The activism group "Faith in Indiana" led prayers and a march to call on the Mayor's office for law enforcement reforms. This comes a day after the police officer who fatally shot Eric Logan in [...]

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