The Muslim Alliance of Indiana wants to give Muslim-owned businesses a chance in the spotlight.
Since Jan. 25, 2019, more than 70 community members have participated in creating solutions to the local substance abuse crisis. The UCO has developed partnerships with agencies across the region.
Kalima said he learned that the common denominator between the great advocates of forgiveness and reconciliation down through the ages, including Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa in India, and Nelson Mandela in South Africa was: They all forgave.
Kalima, the founder of the Peace Center for Forgiveness and Reconciliation, recounted his story as a fourteen-year-old boy trying to survive the Rwandan Genocide to a group in the Graduate Lounge at East Campus on Nov. 21.
In 2012, Howell and her family became the 31st family VIPS served. Her daughter, Lola, was also diagnosed with cortical visual impairment. Now 8-years-old, Lola still struggles with things like depth perception and fatigue, but Howell said it would be difficult for a stranger to tell she’s visually impaired.
In September, Moran’s family watched from the audience as she accepted the Diamond Service Award from Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, which recognizes individuals who have overcome homelessness and is now giving back.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Civil Rights Commission Executive Director Gregory L. Wilson will give remarks at the event, which will include a keynote address from World War II Veteran and Kristallnacht survivor Ernie Lorch, a candle lighting Ceremony, and the reading of names.
According to the Epilepsy Foundation, one in ten people will have a seizure, and one in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy.
The gathering, hosted by Earth Charter Indiana, was conducted at Goshen College, a Mennonite-based liberal arts school of 845 undergraduates that made a commitment in 2013 to purchase 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The move is expected to reduce the college’s carbon footprint by 45%.