In 1983, Indianapolis hosted one of the first summits on the emotional and psychological mistreatment of children. This week, local, state and international leaders are meeting in the city, looking for new ways to tackle the problem.
Today: Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince has won the Democratic mayoral primary for city of Gary beating out a crowded field of eight other candidates. We talk to him about his victory as well as his plans for turning around crime, addressing blight in the city as well as other concerns that stifle Gary’s economic growth.
Today: Besides a look at Indiana Humanities' "INSeparable" 2019 initiative as described by the organization's CEO Keira Amstutz, we talk about child abuse and neglect and early childhood education. Tami Silverman of the Indiana Youth Institute focuses on Child Abuse Prevention Month in her April comments, and Regional Health Systems CEO Bob Krumwied joins us in the studio to talk about his organization and the latest expansion of Geminus Head Start's St.
Today: Retired Indiana University Northwest professor Rick Hug joins us to talk about his creation -- now in its 28th year. The Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect will be held on the Gary campus on Friday, in the new Arts and Sciences Building. Hug says they have a very knowledgable keynote speaker and participant in one of the workshops this year.