The Interchurch Community in the News

MAI & CIC — “Muslim Alliance hosts interfaith iftar dinner”
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MAI & CIC — “Muslim Alliance hosts interfaith iftar dinner”

June 3rd the Muslim Alliance of Indiana partnered with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation on an iftar at the Interchurch Center. WISH TV covers the event.

AFSC — “Nakba Day Vigil on Monument Circle Mourns Loss of Life in Gaza”
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AFSC — “Nakba Day Vigil on Monument Circle Mourns Loss of Life in Gaza”

NUVO writes a long article about AFSC’s protest about the Israeli treatment of Gazans.

CHIP — “Researchers Say Indianapolis Homelessness Cost Over $73 Million In 2016”
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CHIP — “Researchers Say Indianapolis Homelessness Cost Over $73 Million In 2016”

DREW DAUDELIN, "Researchers Say Indianapolis Homelessness Cost Over $73 Million In 2016," WFYI May 24, 2018 Homelessness in the Indianapolis area cost over $73 million in 2016, according to a new report from…

MAI — “Fort Wayne mayor welcomes Muslims for Ramadan meal”
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MAI — “Fort Wayne mayor welcomes Muslims for Ramadan meal”

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.

Sierra Club — “Indiana cancels bobcat hunting season amid public outcry”
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Sierra Club — “Indiana cancels bobcat hunting season amid public outcry”

The Sierra Club’s successful campaign to protect Indiana’s bobcats from hunting is drawing international attention.

CIC & Watch Club —Summer Youth Camp
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CIC & Watch Club —Summer Youth Camp

This is a great opportunity for folks who work in the Interchurch Center and would like to give their kids a fantastic intercultural experience.

CIC — Marion County Mental Health Courts
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CIC — Marion County Mental Health Courts

Every third Wednesday, the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health hosts a luncheon to discuss various mental health topics. This month’s topic: Marion County’s Mental Health courts.

Overdose Lifeline — “New Resource Launched to Help Hoosier Families Facing the Opioid Crisis”
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Overdose Lifeline — “New Resource Launched to Help Hoosier Families Facing the Opioid Crisis”

The Addiction Policy Forum, run by families impacted by addiction, just launched its Indiana chapter. It strives for legislative change, to reduce the stigma of addiction, and family support. 

JCRC — “Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in central Indiana, groups say”
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JCRC — “Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in central Indiana, groups say”

Lindsey Mintz: “When a kid says ‘I was just kidding. Can’t you take a joke?’ Umm, we can’t.”

VIPS — “Serving Up A Difference”
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VIPS — “Serving Up A Difference”

VIPS is a unique agency, one that other states and even countries around the world are looking to for guidance.