It started with one person, then another, and eventually lead to organizations that called 34-year-old Belinda Drake to serve at a higher capacity for Hoosiers.
Photo by Brandon Barger, Sa’Ra Skipper speaks about her struggles
Photo by Brandon Barger. Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush
Staff turnover is down, caseload sizes are dropping and the ratio of supervisors to case managers has improved in the year since an outside review found numerous shortcomings in the Indiana Department of Child Services.
After announcing his intention to form a gubernatorial exploratory committee on Tuesday, June 4, State Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, spoke with Rob Burgess, NUVO News Editor, on Wednesday, June 5.
State Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, announced the formation of a gubernatorial exploratory committee on Tuesday, June 4 at the Gary Teachers Union. The first-term legislator also announced a statewide listening tour at the event.
On Monday, March 25, the Indiana Poor People's Campaign, one of 35 state campaigns across the nation, was gathered at the Statehouse to demand “a massive overhaul of voting rights, welfare and work requirements, living wages, health care, access to clean water, housing, ecological devastation and an end to endless war, to lift up the 140 million Americans currently living in poverty.”