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Interchurch Community — “The Politics of Hummus: Jewish Voice For Peace and Allies Create Alternative Interfaith Spaces”
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Interchurch Community — “The Politics of Hummus: Jewish Voice For Peace and Allies Create Alternative Interfaith Spaces”

“We took that back to the committee, and we looked at it and agreed [it was problematic],” says Wiles. The JCRC and the Muslim Alliance of Indiana also concurred that the suggested film was problematic, and a different film was chosen.

MAI — “Indiana Forward wants to make 2019 the year a hate crime law passes”
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MAI — “Indiana Forward wants to make 2019 the year a hate crime law passes”

Mike Leppert, who serves as Indiana Forward’s campaign manager, and Mindi Goodpaster, United Way of Central Indiana’s vice president of public policy, are championing the effort, which includes support from the likes of Indiana giants Eli Lilly and Company, Salesforce Inc. and Cummins Inc. Its executive committee is dotted with names from the Indiana Youth Group, the Muslim Alliance of Indiana and the state’s American Civil Liberties Union.

MAi — IMPD captain: ‘Everyone agrees diversity is important. So why hasn’t it happened yet?’
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MAi — IMPD captain: ‘Everyone agrees diversity is important. So why hasn’t it happened yet?’

Indianapolis is taking its community policing initiative to a new level by involving citizens in its hiring practices. But who better, Walton asks. These men and women — from the Muslim Alliance of Indiana, the Baptist Minsters Alliance, the Jewish Community Council and the Diversity Roundtable of Central Indiana, to name a few — are immersed in issues of race, ethnicity, religion and gender daily.

JCRC, MAI, Women4Change, IUYA — Pocket Constitutions given away in Indianapolis
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JCRC, MAI, Women4Change, IUYA — Pocket Constitutions given away in Indianapolis

In honor of Constitution Day, 13 Indianapolis organizations distributed 1,000 pocket-sized U.S. Constitutions to the public Monday on Monument Circle.

MAI — Carmel hate crime: Mayor asks residents to fly flags to show solidarity against ‘this horrific act of vandalism’
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MAI — Carmel hate crime: Mayor asks residents to fly flags to show solidarity against ‘this horrific act of vandalism’

“Hoosier hospitality has no room for hate,” said Aliya Amin, executive director of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana.

MAI — Advocates: Travel ban opponents say public must raise its voice
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MAI — Advocates: Travel ban opponents say public must raise its voice

"Advocates: Travel ban opponents say public must raise its voice," The Indiana Lawyer, July 11, 2018 Marilyn Odendahl. With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban, the ACLU of Indiana…

MAI — “ACLU of Indiana, others urge people to reach out to lawmakers over Trump’s travel ban”
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MAI — “ACLU of Indiana, others urge people to reach out to lawmakers over Trump’s travel ban”

The ACLU of Indiana, Exodus Refugee Immigration and the Muslim Alliance of Indiana urged people Wednesday to contact their elected officials in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s travel ban against predominantly Muslim countries.

MAI — “Local Groups Urge Hope After Supreme Court OKs Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban”
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MAI — “Local Groups Urge Hope After Supreme Court OKs Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban”

Brandon Smith, "Local Groups Urge Hope After Supreme Court OKs Trump's Muslim Travel Ban," WBAA June 27 2018 Indiana Muslim and refugee organization leaders say they’re disappointed the Supreme Court upheld President Donald…

MAI — “Travel ban impacts international students studying in Indiana”
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MAI — “Travel ban impacts international students studying in Indiana”

“The president’s push to tighten our borders isn’t just being felt by those who are crossing over illegally, it’s also impacting students studying internationally here in Indiana.”

Episcopal Diocese, IUYA, MAI — “Families Belong Together Day of Action”
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Episcopal Diocese, IUYA, MAI — “Families Belong Together Day of Action”

Members of the Interchurch Community take the lead organizing support for stopping family separation.