VALPARAISO | The city's Advisory Human Relations Council wants to change the way Valparaiso is perceived by other communities in terms of diversity and race relations.
VALPARAISO | Just because an organization is diverse doesn't mean it's inclusive, a consultant told 340 Valparaiso University law students, faculty and staff Monday.
As the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the organization joins ACLU affiliates nationwide aiming to be more proactive in its mission, Executive Director Jane Henegar said.
VALPARAISO | Area legal eagles can keep abreast of laws and court decisions dealing with state and federal civil rights issues at a three-hour seminar planned for June 29 at the Valparaiso police station.
VALPARAISO | In a diversity survey done a year ago, more Valparaiso-area residents said they were harassed or discriminated against because of their gender than because of race.
VALPARAISO | Before it can begin planning the kind of activities and events it will do to promote diversity in Valparaiso, the city's Advisory Human Relations Council decided the first thing it needs to do is get organized.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Times soon will begin broadcasting Lake County civil court hearings on its website, nwi.com, as part of a pilot project intended to bring courts closer to residents.
VALPARAISO | Now a permanent committee, the city's Advisory Human Relations Council plans to be very active in the coming months defining its role and goals.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman who worked for a Lake County alternative sentencing program for criminals has settled a civil discrimination lawsuit, federal court records show.
VALPARAISO | It took a little longer than expected to appoint the members of the revamped city Advisory Human Relations Council, but the group will waste no time in holding its first meeting.
VALPARAISO | Appointing only seven people to Valparaiso's reorganized Advisory Human Relations Council proved to be a bit of a challenge, so the group is being expanded to 10 voting members.
VALPARAISO | It's been two months since the Valparaiso City Council voted to reconfigure the mayor's advisory council on human relations into a permanent group, and Mayor Jon Costas said he expects to name the seven members by month's end.
VALPARAISO | With Valparaiso's fast-growing minority population, Mayor Jon Costas is looking to make the status of the advisory human relations council more permanent.
INDIANAPOLIS | Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes.
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