"INseparable" 2-year initiative

Burke Constanza & Carberry website

Today:  Northwest Indiana attorney Alfredo Estrada, whose primary practice is in immigration law, joins us to reflect on those issues as they happened during 2019, the need for comprehensive immigration reform, and his thoughts on what the candidates running for Congressman Pete Visclosky's seat should know about the issue.  District 15 State Representative Chris Chyung talks about the issues ahead as the 2020 General Assembly begins its "short" session and, later, Leah Nahmias with Indiana Humanities talks about the "INseparable" documentary film tour that makes its first stops next week here in northwest Indiana. It's part of the two-year-long initiative tbat focuses on how Hoosiers relate to each other across boundaries, real or imagined.

IU Northwest

Today:  Indiana Humanities staffmember Megan Telligman joins us to talk about the speakers who will be coming into northwest Indiana over the next few months, as part of the "INseparable" initiative.  The speakers will help residents better understand and talk about urban, suburban and rural differences and connections.  Speaking locations include the Lake County and Crown Point Community Libraries and LaPorte County Library.  Union electrician Roman Bronson with the "Indiana Plan" talks about next Wednesday's free Construction Trade Seminar in Gary, to encourage interested residents in car

Building Indiana website

Today:  We have a conversation with David Hood, the managing director of operations for the Digital Crossroads at Lake Michigan data center currently under construction in Hammond.  He brings 24 years of experience in telecommunications, including broadband, and data center management to the project.  The new facility is part of a multi-million dollar project on the former State Line Generating Plant site that will also include a digital business incubator.   We have more conversations from the Welcome Center at Valparaiso University, and chemistry professor Julie Peller talks about Saturd

True Intervention website

Today:    We have a conversation with Herb Stepherson, director of outreach and intervention coordinator for two northwest Indiana-based organizations dealing with addictions of all types: USA Addiction LLC and True Intervention Service.  He talks about his personal experiences with addiction and how the organization leads those affected by addiction to the help that they need.  And Keira Amstutz with Indiana Humanities is with us to talk about their latest initiative, "INseparable," which invites Hoosiers ro explore how they relate to each other across boundaries -- real, imagined, rural,