NewsPublic Affairs / September 22, 2015

Electing Our Future

Electing Our Future is an initiative of the Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy to increase voter engagement and understanding.Indianapolis, Marion County, voting, Election 2015, Why Should I Care?, Electing Our Future2015-09-22T00:00:00-04:00

Electing Our Future is an initiative of the Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy to increase voter engagement and understanding. WFYI has teamed up with the Center for Civic Literacy and Nuvo to explore the issue of voter turnout in Indiana with the series, Why Should I Care?



October 7, 2015

A Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise Indianapolis

How does the City deal with change? What do citizens need to know to make informed decisions on quality of life issues: environmental, public health, education, transportation, arts and culture, civic life. How do we identify and allocate dwindling resources—with resources broadly defined to include civic, corporate and religious organizations and nonprofits, sources of expertise,  and civic energy. Why is low civic knowledge a barrier to a more robust civic life?

Be sure to visit the event website for updates and information, electingourfuture.com

 



SEPTEMBER 21, 2015

How Does Indianapolis Work?

The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce explains where we are in the federal/state/local scheme of things; home rule/state authority; how we finance the city; and outline the roles of the Mayor, City-County Council, departments and municipal corporations. There will also be information about how Indianapolis' governing structure -- Unigov --  differs from that of other cities.

Be sure to visit the event website for updates and information, electingourfuture.com

 

 

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