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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 13 items )  

African American Mayors Association Releases Comprehensive Report on the Future of Work in Cities
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- The African American Mayors Association issued the following news release: The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) just released a new report entitled, "The Future of Work: The Effect of Job Automation on African-American and Latino Workers in Three Cities." This is the first in-depth study on automation that pairs economic analysis with educational analysis to offer localized solutions to anticipated job loss due to automation. The report examined three local econ  more

Anderson, Khashoggi, Ressa and Ut Named SPJ Fellows of the Society
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 22 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Terry Anderson, Maria Ressa, Nick Ut and, posthumously, Jamal Khashoggi, as Fellows of the Society, the highest professional honor awarded by SPJ, for extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism. "The theme of our Fellows awards this year is 'courage.' Faced with daunting challenges to our profession, from rising political repres  more

Greater Fort Wayne: TriCore Logic Plans to Expand Its Office, More Than Double Staff Size
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Aug. 19 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Local IT firm TriCore Logic is proving to be small, but mighty--and growing. The company today announced plans to expand its office space and staff, investing more than $200,000 in downtown Fort Wayne. Founded in 2010, TriCore Logic specializes in supporting small businesses by providing IT helpdesk and troubleshooting services, backup and disaster recovery, cyber security, Cloud Services, VOIP phone services, and mo  more

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries: Recycling and Radiation Control Industries Join With IDHS to Promote Radiation Safety
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries issued the following news release: Undetected radioactive material can have severe consequences in a scrap yard. In an effort increase awareness around radiation safety, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), in collaboration with The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), today released an educational video to help recycling workers in ident  more

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation: Sustain Our Great Lakes Partnership Announces $6.9 Million for Great Lakes Restoration
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issued the following news release: * * * - Funding supports 25 projects to improve aquatic connectivity for brook trout, restore wetland habitats for shorebirds and waterfowl, and increase stormwater storage in shoreline cities * * * Sustain Our Great Lakes partners today announced $6.9 million in grant funding for 25 ecological restoration projects in the Great Lakes basin. These grants leverage approximately $8.1 million in a  more

Outstanding SPJ Chapters Honored With Circle of Excellence Awards
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 19 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists has distinguished seven of its professional chapters with Circle of Excellence Awards, a collection of awards that recognize outstanding work in First Amendment/Freedom of Information, professional development, diversity and student relations (formerly campus relations). Chapters with 75 or more members are eligible for Large Circle of Excellence Awards.   more

Preview: 2019 AAU National Indoor Pickleball Championships
ORLANDO, Florida, Aug. 21 -- The Amateur Athletic Union issued the following news: AAU Pickleball will hold their National Championship tournament here in Orlando, Florida on Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at the Orlando Sports Center. The event is scheduled to have 225 competitors, traveling from 16 different states - Georgia, Florida, Oregon, Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Minnesota, South Carolina, Indiana, Colorado, Massachusetts, Utah, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, as well as On  more

SPJ Announces Outstanding Campus Chapter and Program Regional Honorees
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 21 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor a select group of campus chapters for their outstanding work in supporting the Society's missions, members and journalism. Each year, SPJ's 12 regional coordinators and directors select a campus chapter and a campus program in their region that has shown overall excellence. Outstanding Campus Chapter finalists are: Region 1 - William  more

SPJ Celebrates 110 Years by Returning to Site of Founding at DePauw University
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 22 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: A brief ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Aug. 23 to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Society of Professional Journalists. It will be held at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where SPJ was founded. "All year long, SPJ has been marking this milestone, and what better way to highlight our history than to go back where it all began in 1909," said SPJ National President J. Alex Ta  more

SPJ Pro Chapter of the Year Finalists Announced
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 20 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists annually selects chapters to honor for their commitment to SPJ's mission and journalism. Winners of Large Chapter of the Year and Small Chapter of the Year will be announced during the Excellence in Journalism 2019 conference in San Antonio. Large Chapter of the Year is open to chapters with 75 or more members, while Small Chapter of the Year is open to c  more

Steven Jones and Leigh Ann Pusey to Serve on The Mind Trust Board of Directors
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 19 -- The Mind Trust issued the following news release: The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced the election of Steven Jones and Leigh Ann Pusey to its Board of Directors. Jones currently serves as Dean for Professional Development and Director of the Malcolm X Institute for Black Studies at Wabash College and Pusey is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Eli Lilly and Company. "We are excited to wel  more

Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine Issues 1 Research Article in Aug. 15, 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Aug. 19 -- The Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine concentrates on the translation of science to action, published one research article on the following topics in its Aug. 15, 2019 edition: * Effects of Hatha Yoga and Resistance Exercise on Affect and State Anxiety in Women The Aug. 15, 2019 edition of the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine can be viewed at https://journals.lww.com/acsm-tj/pages/currenttoc.aspx.   more

WestEd: Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Scale-Up - Study of Four States
SAN FRANCISCO, California, Aug. 19 -- WestEd issued the following news: The Annie E. Casey Foundation (Casey) partnered with the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center to study the implementation of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) in Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, and New Mexico. JDAI is a complex, multipart reform initiative developed by Casey to reduce reliance on the use of detention for low-risk young people in the juvenile justice system prior to disposition.  more