The Surge Academy, designed by the Chicago-based not-for-profit Surge Institute, got its start in Kansas City last year. Its entry into Indianapolis is being made possible through a partnership with The Mind Trust.
City-County Council pledges to tackle racial, social disparities in Indianapolis
The resolution, co-sponsored by all 25 council members, calls for creating a steering committee tasked with developing a strategy to end racial disparities, with its first task identifying where disparities exist in city policies.Read More
IUPUI’s student diversity quest sees wins, challenges
About a third of IUPUI’s freshmen this year are minorities, the most in the university’s history, after officials made a concerted effort to increase the number of under-represented students.Read More
Inside a tech firm’s quest to bolster gender diversity
Genesys launched a companywide gender-diversity-and-inclusion campaign early this year and has made measurable, albeit small, progress since.Read More
Hamilton Superior Court 1 Judge Michael A. Casati granted summary judgment Thursday to Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus and Indianapolis in litigation brought by the Indiana Family Institute, Indiana Family Action and the American Family Association of Indiana.
Proposed changes to the rules allowing Hoosiers to legally change their gender identification on their driver’s licenses creates a process that is cumbersome and bureaucratic, critics say.
Katiera Winfrey, who grew up in Indianapolis, will be “the state’s first-ever television journalist dedicated exclusively to covering stories affecting Indiana’s diverse population,” according to station officials.
Pete Buttigieg wants to build a bridge to the religious right. But tension within his in-laws’ family highlights how difficult that might be.
Roughly one-third of American workers say they’ve changed how they act at work in the past year, as the #MeToo movement has focused the nation’s attention on sexual misconduct and highlighted issues of racial and ethnic diversity.
WISH-TV said the hiring will be part of “an unprecedented news coverage expansion initiative being rolled out over the next several months” by the station’s new owner.
In earlier rounds, mixed-gender teams do just as well as those without women, but the advantage grows in the later stages of fundraising, the study found.
Severely wounded while serving in the Middle East, Jeff Mittman underwent dozens of surgeries and years of rehab while trying to figure out how he could again provide for his family.
The trainings are not a response to a specific incident but rather a way of being proactive, Deputy Mayor Steve Cooke told IBJ. Each day the city sets and enforces a wide range of policies that effect residents.
Yecenia Tostado wants to increase the number of Latinos in leadership positions in central Indiana.
The magazine—distributed to companies, retailers, schools, colleges, libraries and newsstands throughout the Indianapolis area—casts a wide net in its definition of diversity, covering stories about African, Asian, Hispanic and Native Americans as well as women, veterans, seniors, LGBTQ and disabled Hoosiers.
Pete Buttigieg also has offered a broad policy agenda for African Americans and has been outspoken on the issue of race. But he consistently polls in the low single digits among black voters.
A Jesuit high school that the Indianapolis Archdiocese no longer recognizes as Catholic because it refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage said it is appealing that decision to the Vatican.
Morgan’s specialty is to identify how artists and museums create narratives about American culture that belittle, deemphasize or oppress black populations and other ethnicities.
That might come as a surprise to those who associate the annual event with its higher-profile entertainment, like concerts, celebrity basketball, films and much more. But, in fact, many companies also use IBE’s business conference and exhibitor event to network or access capital.
Morales Group is trying to combat the manufacturing skills gap by training workers and then making its associates feel valued and part of a team, thus making such careers more desirable and attainable.
Archbishop Charles Thompson said he had to respond to what he called a “public situation” of Catholic school employees not following church doctrine.