Category: Action

IIC & Fath Hope Love Community — “Local Nonprofit Holds Events For Hunger Awareness Week”
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IIC & Fath Hope Love Community — “Local Nonprofit Holds Events For Hunger Awareness Week”

An Indianapolis Christian nonprofit draws attention to food insecurity this week with 10 businesses and more than 30 local churches.

Sierra Club — “Duke Energy to retire coal plants by 2038; critics say utility should move faster”
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Sierra Club — “Duke Energy to retire coal plants by 2038; critics say utility should move faster”

Duke Energy to retire coal plants by 2038; critics say utility should move faster

Sierra Club — “Renewables would displace 86 GW of gas projects in Beyond Carbon campaign”
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Sierra Club — “Renewables would displace 86 GW of gas projects in Beyond Carbon campaign”

Solar, wind, and storage would take the place of 150 proposed gas-fired generators in a Beyond Carbon campaign launched by Michael Bloomberg and the Sierra Club. Building on the success of the Beyond Coal campaign, Beyond Carbon aims to stop new gas-fired generators while continuing to retire coal units.

Overdose Lifeline — “Opioid health crisis training”
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Overdose Lifeline — “Opioid health crisis training”

Parents, other adult family members, members of faith groups, employees, employers, teachers, service providers and others in the community can all benefit from the presentation, which is from the Overdose Lifeline Organization

CHIP — “Lack of affordable housing is a growing problem in Indiana”
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CHIP — “Lack of affordable housing is a growing problem in Indiana”

Prosperity Indiana joined the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP), the IU Public Policy Institute and the National Low Income Housing Coalition at the Horizon House in Indianapolis to discuss the affordable housing issue.

OBAT — “Qureshi to give address to Bradford graduates”
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OBAT — “Qureshi to give address to Bradford graduates”

Dr Qureshi volunteers her time to performing humanitarian work, disaster relief work and refugee medicine serving as a Board Member for OBAT Helpers focusing on refugee healthcare

States Crack Down on Environmental Activists
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States Crack Down on Environmental Activists

At least eight of those bills were introduced this year, with 12 laws now on the books Iowa, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, and Texas have pending legislation that would make protest near “crucial infrastructure” punishable by fines and prison time.

Overdose Lifeline — “Non-profit group plans opioid recovery home for women and their children”
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Overdose Lifeline — “Non-profit group plans opioid recovery home for women and their children”

Organizers with Overdose Lifeline say the residential treatment facility will be open to women who are pregnant and who have young children.

Overdose Lifeline — “IU bringing rural residents, state leaders together to strengthen communities at IU Rural Conference”
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Overdose Lifeline — “IU bringing rural residents, state leaders together to strengthen communities at IU Rural Conference”

On May 13, IU’s Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge initiative team — along with IU Health, Indiana Addictions Issues Coalition and Overdose Lifeline, a statewide nonprofit addressing the opioid public health crisis — will provide naloxone training to attendees.

Sierra Club — “INDIANA REGULATORS REJECT UTILITY’S PROPOSAL FOR MASSIVE GAS PLANT”
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Sierra Club — “INDIANA REGULATORS REJECT UTILITY’S PROPOSAL FOR MASSIVE GAS PLANT”

“As a representative of Sierra Club and as a Vectren customer raising my daughter in Southwest Indiana, I am grateful to the IURC for this decision,” said Wendy Bredhold, senior campaign representative with Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign.