The Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males will be hosting a state conference Tuesday in Indianapolis.

As Chairman and Northwest Indiana native Eddie Melton said in his Sunday column, "The ICSSBM conference is geared toward sharing best practices from people, organizations and communities that are improving the lives of black males in areas such as education, criminal justice, health and employment."

The program starts tonight and continues all day tomorrow. Find the agenda and tickets here.

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It will also be streamed live at www.webinar.in.gov/icssbm so feel free to follow along.

The organizers will also be taking questions on social media.

We will have full coverage tomorrow after the event and in Wednesday's paper.

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