The gender pay gap is a complex problem, touching on a variety of issues such as paid family leave, pregnancy accommodations, and childcare accessibility. Women4Change stands with Hoosier women by advocating for progress in all of these areas.
“The controversial Indiana bill that could delay closing coal plants and raise rates for customers is still alive and on its way to the Senate.”
Currently, Indiana does not have a legal definition. In very basic terms, in our state, sex without consent is not a crime unless there is force, the threat of force or incapacitation.
“All faith traditions embrace the idea of peace,” said David Shaheed, Center for Interfaith Cooperation’s board chair. “None of us can be at peace if members of other faiths are living in fear of threats and attacks.”
Since October 2017, OBAT Helpers has been working inside the camp to help improve access to health care, education and economic empowerment to the Rohingya population. OBAT Helpers is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit founded to care for refugees in Bangladesh.
Lake Michigan and all the Great Lakes are a treasured resource and drinking-water source and deserve the highest level of protection, Alliance for the Great Lakes president Joel Brammeier said in discussing the letter.
If you would like to get involved with the work OBAT is doing here or abroad, please visit obathelpers.org to learn more.
“I think it’s a real opportunity to reflect as a community on the stark realities and challenges people experiencing homelessness are facing,” Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, the coalition’s executive director, told IndyStar. “And for many, that becomes a real matter of life and death.”
The Handbook of Help, published by the the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, lists 11 emergency shelters and 12 clothing pantries around Indianapolis.
Wendy Bredhold, senior campaign representative covering Indiana and Kentucky for Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, said the group will deliver more than 500 petitions to Vectren at the Friday meeting.