State and youth advocates are using social media to educate Hoosiers about a law meant to prevent underage drinking deaths. The Lifeline law, which was initially passed in 2012, provides immunity from underage drinking charges for drunken minors seeking medical attention or police help for themselves or someone else.
State and federal leaders emphasized the need to standardize laws relating to sexual assault during a meeting today aimed at addressing sexual violence on college campuses. Sexual assault prevention advocates, elected officials, and representatives from 21 of Indiana's colleges and universities attended the event in Indianapolis sponsored by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.
Theater League, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Tom of Warwick” in the National Tour of Camelot at the Morris Performing Arts Center on December 5-6.
SEEKING: TOM OF WARWICK: Tom is a young boy destined to be a Knight. He wants to fight for what is right and gives Arthur hope for the future.
The public is invited to join AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist on Thursday, October 23 as they celebrate 25 years of service in northern Indiana. There will be a dinner, silent auction, and dance at Riverside Terrace located at 426 Lincolnway E. Mishawaka. Silent auction items include an autograph playbill from Robin Williams, Disney Park Tickets, Roundtrip Airfare from Southwest Airlines, and much more. Doors open and viewing of items begins at 5:30 pm with dinner to follow at 6:30 pm. Featured will be Sarahi Padilla, speaking on “Mental Health of HIV/AIDS”. Padilla has worked at St.
Photo: IN.gov Indiana University political science professor Marjorie Hershey spoke Wednesday about the repercussions of redistricting in Indiana, discussing the controversy over who draws the lines and the importance of creating diverse districts. Hershey, speaking at a League of Women Voters event in Bloomington, says new trends in redistricting lead to less political competition.
Photo: Barbara Harrington The parents of Indianapolis-native Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly Peter Kassig, who's being held captive by the so-called Islamic State, continue to call for his release. Kassig's parents Ed and Paula made their plea Monday morning on national television. The Kassigs appeared on NBC's TODAY Show and CBS This Morning.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields- science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.
Another prayer service is planned for ISIS captive Abdul-Rahman Kassig this afternoon. The vigil will follow the weekly congregational prayer service at the Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield. It's not the first time the community has come together in support of Abdul-Rhaman, who was captured by ISIS last October when he was on his way to Eastern Syria as part of a humanitarian effort.
As many as 90 percent of female farmworkers report being sexually harassed on the job, which includes being sexually assaulted, according to the Purdue University-based program called Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault. Kimber Nicoletti, director and founder of MESA, says women are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence for many reasons, including their isolation.