A total of 327 boys and girls came through the doors of Alternative House last year. They came because their chances of success and safety were better at the Crisis Center’s runaway and homeless youth shelter than at their home.
On Nov. 22, we remembered the life but primarily the shocking death of President John F. Kennedy. People reminisced over where they were or how they heard. Everyone seemed to have some connection to the day the president was killed 50 years ago.
America is a nation that has elevated individualism, the belief that all values, rights and duties focus on self-reliance and personal independence. Do we have a responsibility to the greater good? Does our right to act for our personal good carry responsibilities for the greater good? And h…
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will continue with the teen court program for high and middle school students during the 2013/14 school year.
Tragedies like the shootings in schools, movie theaters, factories, post offices, homes and on the streets remind us. We would like to control situations. We would like to eliminate risk. We know it’s impossible to be perfectly safe. But how do we help ourselves be relatively safe?
How often have you heard, “Kids are our future?” But do we invest in them? And what does that mean? Does that mean we save only some?
MERRILLVILLE | Gavin Mariano and Jake Garcia grew up in different areas, but the two men led similar lives as children.
GARY | Majestic Star Casino hosted its annual Pre-Mothers Day Reception on May 11, honoring the executive directors of three organizations making a difference for women and children, in recognition of Mother's Day.
Before James Payne took over, the Indiana Department of Child Services was a troubled agency. It remains troubled. It's time for major changes.
Each Indiana child is a promise and a hope. Our job as citizens of our great country is to help fulfill their promise to us from us for us.
GARY | Crisis Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a dinner for supporters, donors, board members, staff and volunteers.
The Crisis Center's 16th annual Wine Fest, Live & Silent Auction-"Northwest Indiana's Biggest Night" is slated for Thursday June 9, 2011, 5:30pm - 9:00pm, at Chesterton Indiana's premier, private Sand Creek Country Club. The event is attended by the "who's-who" of Northwest Indiana and a…
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