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Women4Change — “Gov. Holcomb signs hate crimes bill without specific gender protections into law”
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Women4Change — “Gov. Holcomb signs hate crimes bill without specific gender protections into law”

“When you leave out gender, gender identity and age you’re leaving out thousands of Indiana women,” Rima Shahid, executive director of Women4Change Indiana, said.

Women4Change — “Indiana Forward and Women4Change rally at the Indiana Statehouse”
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Women4Change — “Indiana Forward and Women4Change rally at the Indiana Statehouse”

Women4Change Executive Director Rima Shahid listens to speakers at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019.

JCRC, Women4Change — “Indiana Senate votes to send controversial hate crimes bill to governor”
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JCRC, Women4Change — “Indiana Senate votes to send controversial hate crimes bill to governor”

“Although age, sex, gender and gender identity are missing from SB198, the millions of Hoosiers who identify with these characteristics are not missing from our coalition’s unwavering support, and we will continue to work to ensure that they are added, and specifically identified, in the statute.”

Women4Change — Bill to enhance sentences with list of protected characteristics heads to governor”
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Women4Change — Bill to enhance sentences with list of protected characteristics heads to governor”

“Without these three characteristics — gender identity, gender and age — we’re not going to have a complete hate crimes law here in Indiana, and that’s what we need,” said Alysa Villelli with Women4Change.

Women4Change — “IN Focus: Lawmakers on both sides discuss hate crime debate”
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Women4Change — “IN Focus: Lawmakers on both sides discuss hate crime debate”

“When you leave out gender, gender identity and age you’re leaving out thousands of Indiana women,” said Rima Shahid, executive director of Women4Change Indiana.

Women4Change — “New attempt to add gender, gender identity to hate crimes bill doesn’t move forward”
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Women4Change — “New attempt to add gender, gender identity to hate crimes bill doesn’t move forward”

“When you leave out gender, gender identity and age you’re leaving out thousands of Indiana women,” Rima Shahid, executive director of Women4Change Indiana, said.

Interchurch Community — “Faith leaders call for comprehensive bias crimes law”
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Interchurch Community — “Faith leaders call for comprehensive bias crimes law”

The Interchurch Community was fully engaged at a call for the Legislature to pass a stringent anti-hate crime bill.

Women4Change, Episcopal Diocese — “Religious Leaders Gather at Statehouse for ‘Moment of Action’ on Hate Crimes”
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Women4Change, Episcopal Diocese — “Religious Leaders Gather at Statehouse for ‘Moment of Action’ on Hate Crimes”

At Thursday’s event, Rima Shahid, executive director of Women4Change, mentioned both the tragedy in Christchurch and the Feb. 16 road rage murder of Mustafa Ayoubi in the 3900 block of Wind Drift Drive East.

Overdose Lifeline, Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Women4Change — “Advocates Lobby State Lawmakers For Public Health Solutions To Opioid Crisis”
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Overdose Lifeline, Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Women4Change — “Advocates Lobby State Lawmakers For Public Health Solutions To Opioid Crisis”

Philips joined representatives from Indiana Recovery Alliance, Indiana Minority Health Coalition, and Women4Change and dozens of activists to lobby lawmakers to adopt a public health approach to the epidemic.

Women4Change — “History In Four Bites: Women Behaving Badly”
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Women4Change — “History In Four Bites: Women Behaving Badly”

Indiana history is full of fascinating women whose famous last names overshadowed their own unique accomplishments. For one night only, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) brings to life their stories with the return of the popular Women’s History Month program, “History in Four Bites: Women Behaving Badly.”