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More than just a building, IIC is a dynamic community of Central Indiana organizations devoted to transforming the city and changing the world. And you can be part.

Women4Change — “Federal, State Officials Urge Locals To Prep For Hate Crimes Responses”
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Women4Change — “Federal, State Officials Urge Locals To Prep For Hate Crimes Responses”

Federal and state officials urged local leaders to proactively create plans to address hate crimes in their communities.

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.

CHIP — “Logan native is director of Indy LGBTQ transitional housing facility”
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CHIP — “Logan native is director of Indy LGBTQ transitional housing facility”

As of today, over $1 million of the $1.5 million-dollar startup goal has been raised. Trinity Haven has received funding from the Lilly Endowment, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention and Episcopal Churches, among others.

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 — “New law to help youth experiencing homelessness obtain ID documents”
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CHIP — “New law to help youth experiencing homelessness obtain ID documents”

CHIP, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention has ways to donate online if you would like to help the homeless youth, as do the Indiana Youth Group, and Outreach, Inc.

CHIP — “Homelessness Count Shows Slight Decrease, But Problem Persists”
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CHIP — “Homelessness Count Shows Slight Decrease, But Problem Persists”

On Thursday, May 23, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention released the results of the yearly study, which was conducted the night of Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Earth Charter — “Students working with Indiana cities to inventory their greenhouse gas emissions”
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Earth Charter — “Students working with Indiana cities to inventory their greenhouse gas emissions”

This summer as part of the Indiana Sustainability Development Program, Indiana University students are working with several local governments in Indiana to complete community-scale greenhouse gas inventories.

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

Earth Charter — “Indiana Earth Charter director to speak”
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Earth Charter — “Indiana Earth Charter director to speak”

Jim Poyser, director of Indiana Earth Charter, will be the guest speaker at a presentation hosted by Bartholomew County Indivisible, The Sierra Club and Energy Matters Community Coalition.