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.
In honor of Constitution Day, 13 Indianapolis organizations distributed 1,000 pocket-sized U.S. Constitutions to the public Monday on Monument Circle.
“Hoosier hospitality has no room for hate,” said Aliya Amin, executive director of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana.
"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…
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.
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…
“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.”
Members of the Interchurch Community take the lead organizing support for stopping family separation.
Henry hosted the 10th annual Mayor’s Iftar Monday night at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. More than 150 Fort Wayne Muslim residents shared the sundown meal, or Iftar, at the event.
The Interchurch Community divided — Muslim Alliance of Indiana opposes the Trump Administration’s move of its embassy to Jerusalem; the Jewish Community Relations Council supports it.