"INseparable" 2-year initiative

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,