The Interchurch Community in the News

Minority Health Coalition of Marion County — “Raise legal age, increase cigarette tax to reduce smoking”
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Minority Health Coalition of Marion County — “Raise legal age, increase cigarette tax to reduce smoking”

Brittaney R. Hall and Tiffany Nichols, "Raise legal age, increase cigarette tax to reduce smoking," Indianapolis Star February 1, 2018. The twin problems of youth and adult smoking cannot be decoupled. We know…

OBAT Helpers — “Bozeman doctor helps struggling Rohingya refugees”
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OBAT Helpers — “Bozeman doctor helps struggling Rohingya refugees”

Gail Schontzler, "Bozeman doctor helps struggling Rohingya refugees," Bozeman Daily Chronicle January 20, 2018 Dr. Katie Woods has worked at refugee camps before, but the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh where she…

Peace Center for Forgiveness and Reconciliation — Rwandan Genocide Pop-up Museum
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Peace Center for Forgiveness and Reconciliation — Rwandan Genocide Pop-up Museum

Jamie Coakley, "Rwandan Genocide Pop-up Museum," Nuvo April 19, 2018 We are proud to share that we were recently awarded the Indiana Humanities Grant and have had the opportunity to create a…

Sierra Club & HIPL — “Hoosiers to DNR: ‘Stop the murder’ of bobcats, raccoons, coyotes and opossums”
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Sierra Club & HIPL — “Hoosiers to DNR: ‘Stop the murder’ of bobcats, raccoons, coyotes and opossums”

Sarah Bowman, "Hoosiers to DNR: 'Stop the murder' of bobcats, raccoons, coyotes and opossums," Indianapolis Star March 23, 2018 More than 100 people packed the seats at a public hearing Thursday night…

Interchurch denominations — “Lending bill promotes unjust practices”
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Interchurch denominations — “Lending bill promotes unjust practices”

"Letter: Lending bill promotes unjust practices," Indianapolis Star, February 22, 2018 We oppose Indiana House Bill 1319, which opens doors for lending practices that are unjust and which take unfair advantage of…

AFSC — “Bringing Stories from Gaza to Indy”
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AFSC — “Bringing Stories from Gaza to Indy”

Erin shares her experiences in Gaza, and encourages everyone to attend a hearing on US policy toward Israel.

Overdose Lifeline — “Nation’s Top Doc Wants The Overdose Antidote Widely On Hand. Is That Feasible?”
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Overdose Lifeline — “Nation’s Top Doc Wants The Overdose Antidote Widely On Hand. Is That Feasible?”

“Sixty-four thousand people lost their lives [nationally in 2016] — that’s someone every 12 minutes,” said Justin Phillips, executive director of Overdose Lifeline, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit. “Ten free kits is not going to be enough.”

OBAT Helpers — “Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton raises more than $1M for Rohingya refugees”
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OBAT Helpers — “Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton raises more than $1M for Rohingya refugees”

Lauren Cook, "Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton raises more than $1M for Rohingya refugees," AM New York March 9, 2018

“Women4Change Indiana stresses inclusion and civility”
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“Women4Change Indiana stresses inclusion and civility”

Katja Krasnovsky, "Women4Change Indiana stresses inclusion and civility," NUVO February 21, 2018

Keith and Lewis Turner — “Remembering Robert F. Kennedy’s Speech On The Assassination Of Martin Luther King Jr.”
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Keith and Lewis Turner — “Remembering Robert F. Kennedy’s Speech On The Assassination Of Martin Luther King Jr.”

The Indianapolis Monthly features Keith and Lewis Turner in interviews of people who were present when Robert Kennedy announced the death of Martin Luther King April 4, 1968.