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 [...]

Faith in Indiana: “Everyone deserves a place to call, a person to come, and a place to go.”

Approximately 250 faith and community leaders from across St. Joseph County came together in South Bend on Sunday, April 24, to engage our state legislators to partner with us and find dedicated [...]

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 [...]

Nearly 300 leaders from across Indianapolis join the Black Church Coalition of Faith in Indiana at the Fund Our Futures Summit

“As modern day prophets, we stand on the shoulders of the old testament prophet Amos, who declared – Let Justice roll down like water and righteousness like an ever flowing stream (Amos [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]

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