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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday November 24, 2019 ( 18 items )  

ACLU Indiana Issues Statement on Report Regarding Carmel Police Department
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 21 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana issued the following statement on the report regarding Carmel Police Department: "Fairness and equal treatment under the law are core American values that extend to our justice system and law enforcement. The Carmel Police department must take steps to reduce the alarming racial disparities occurring in the issuing of traffic tickets. "Recent reporting (https://www.wishtv.com/news/i-team-8/carmel-police-ticket-bla  more

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Schedules Events
CHEVY CHASE, Maryland, Nov. 23 -- The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine has announced the following events: * * * MU-COM Preconference OMT Workshop, Dec 5, 2019 Indiana Osteopathic Association 38th Annual Winter Update, Dec 6-8, 2019 Educating Leaders 2020, the AACOM Annual Conference, Mar 25-27, 2020 * * * For more information about these events, click here: https://www.aacom.org/news-and-events/events/event-and-meeting-calendar [Category: MedicalEvent]  more

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association Schedules Events
INDIANA, Pennsylvania, Nov. 23 -- The American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association has announced the following events: * * * December 2019 6 Dec., South Carolina Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association Conference, Blythewood, SC February 2020 21-22 Feb., Southeast Region ADTSEA Conference (SERA), Charlotte, NC 26 Feb., Missouri Driver Safety Education Association (MODSEA) Conference, Town and Country, MO March 2020 6-7 March, PacNW Regional Driver & Traffic Safety Edu  more

American Society of Travel Advisors Pairs Vacation Do Over Winner With a Verified Travel Advisor
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Nov. 18 -- The American Society of Travel Agents issued the following news release: Today, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is announcing that ASTA member and Verified Travel Advisor (VTA) Kathy Kocharhook, Founder and CEO of Sail-N-Travel in San Jose, CA, will serve as the travel advisor for the winners of the "Vacation Do Over" contest. Earlier this summer, ASTA unveiled its new Vacation Do Over campaign with the mission of re-doing someone's failed vacati  more

Association for Educational Communications & Technology Schedules Events
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, Nov. 21 -- The Association for Educational Communications and Technology has announced the following event: 17 DEC, 2019, International Joint Conference on Information, Media and Engineering 16 JUN, 2020, 2020 AECT-INDIA SUMMER INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, Intersection of Education and Technology for Learning Design 2-7 NOV, 2020, 2020 AECT International Convention, Jacksonville, FL, Hyatt Regency Riverfront 3-8 NOV, 2021, 2021 AECT International Convention, Columb  more

Association of Indiana Counties Schedules Event
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 19 -- The Association of Indiana Counties has announced the following event: * * * Dec 2 Commissioners Conference at Sheraton Keystone at the Crossings * * * For more information about these events, click here: https://www.indianacounties.org/egov/apps/events/calendar.egov?view=glance; [Category: Government/Public AdministrationEvent]  more

Association of Telecom Management Professionals: What the Calero Software & MDSL Merger Means
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 21 -- The Association of Telecom Management Professionals issued the following news release: Earlier this week, Calero Software and MDSL, two high-growth Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software providers, announced a merger that disrupts the global technology management space. The combination of two industry-leading TEM, market data management, and Managed Mobility Services (MMS) platforms will - at a minimum - make it possible for enterprise clients to more easily  more

AWS Educate Named Newest Project Lead the Way 'Transformative Partner'
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 20 -- Project Lead The Way issued the following news release: * * * - Collaboration will provide millions of students and teachers access to computer science education * * * Project Lead The Way (PLTW) today announced, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), AWS Educate as a PLTW "Transformative Partner" with the two organizations working together to strengthen the workforce pipeline of tomorrow and provide millions of students across the nation com  more

BGA Investigations Win Emmy, Award From Chicago Journalists Association
CHICAGO, Illinois, Nov. 18 -- The Better Government Association issued the following news release: * * * - The two pieces focused on mismanagement at O'Hare airport and the cost to taxpayers of government sexual misconduct cases. * * * The Better Government Association won an Emmy Award and a top honor from Chicago's oldest journalism organization this past week. "You, Too: The Public Cost of Sexual Harassment," an in-depth investigation into the cost of government sexual misconduct through  more

Center for Leadership Development Receives $11.6 Million Grant From Lilly Endowment
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 19 -- The Lilly Endowment issued the following news release: * * * - Transformational grant positions organization to expand reach, program offerings * * * Since 1977, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) has provided enriching programs to supplement and reinforce tens of thousands of African American and minority youths' learning and developmental experiences. The organization will soon have the ability to reach many more youth with expanded program offeri  more

Greater Fort Wayne: Lutheran Life Villages Announces Completion of Renovations
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Nov. 19 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Lutheran Life Villages, a leading, not-for-profit provider of senior living and care services in northeast Indiana, has announced completion of Phase Two of major renovations to The Village at Anthony Boulevard retirement community in southeast Fort Wayne. To celebrate the event, Lutheran Life Villages will host an Open House on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 1-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and the event is open to the  more

Health & Fitness Journal Issues 6 Research Articles in November/December 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 20 -- The Health and Fitness Journal, a journal that says it covers all aspects of exercise science and nutrition research from the American College of Sports Medicine, published six research articles on the following topics in its November/December 2019 edition: * Brazil and Argentina Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020 * China Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020 * European Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020 * International Commentary of the Worldwide Survey of Fitnes  more

Health & Fitness Journal Issues 6 Research Articles in September/October 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 13 -- The Health and Fitness Journal, a journal that says it covers all aspects of exercise science and nutrition research from the American College of Sports Medicine, published six research articles on the following topics in its September/October 2019 edition: * Combating Physical Inactivity: The Role of Health Care Providers * Currency for Retirement: Investing in Physical Capital * Effective Strategies to Increase Physical Activity in the Working Years * Engi  more

Lilly Endowment: New Initiative to Focus on Economic Self-Sufficiency in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 21 -- The Lilly Endowment issued the following news release: Lilly Endowment Inc. is launching a new grant initiative to encourage the creation and expansion of promising, collaborative strategies to help people in Indianapolis living in or near poverty make progress toward lasting economic self-sufficiency. Through Enhancing Opportunity in Indianapolis, the Endowment will provide a total of up to $50 million in grants in 2020. "In recent years, an average of 180,00  more

PETA: 'Kroger Sells Suffering' Message to Hit I-465
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 22 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - Following Cruelty-to-Animals Expose, PETA Protesters Will Urge Kroger Customers to Go Vegan * * * At rush hour on Monday, a group of PETA supporters will unfurl a gigantic banner from a busy overpass on I-465 showing graphic images of suffering pigs taken from whistleblower footage released by PETA. The footage is part of an investigation into a former supplier to JBS USA,  more

Sigma Announces 2019-2021 International Leadership
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 21 -- The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing issued the following news: * * * - Election results from Sigma's 45th Biennial Convention * * * Sigma elected the organization's 2019-2021 international leadership at the 45th Biennial Convention, 16-19 November 2019, in Washington, DC, USA. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: President Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN President-elect Kenneth Dion, PhD, MSN, RN, MBA, FAAN Vice President Karen Gorton,  more

Society of Professional Journalists Contests Add Fact-Checking, 360 Video, Data Visualization Categories
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 20 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists is making significant additions to its national journalism contests, adding categories for fact-checking, 360 video and data visualization. All three new categories are now part of the Sigma Delta Chi Awards for professional journalism. The 360 video and data visualization categories are included in the Mark of Excellence Awards for student journalism. "  more

Turnaround Management Association is Pleased to Welcome a New Chapter in Indiana
CHICAGO, Illinois, Nov. 18 -- The Turnaround Management Association issued the following news: Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is pleased to announce our new chapter: TMA Indiana. The Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal (IACR), a group with members from 50 firms and companies, voted to become TMA's newest chapter on November 14, 2019. TMA has 53 chapters around the world, and we welcome our newest members into our growing, global organization. We are a diverse group of profession  more