Nov 16, 2017
Calls for quality leadership are nothing new in Indianapolis and around the state, but one organization has made cultivating those skills its mission for decades. Today on No Limits, we check in with the Center for Leadership Development at its 40th anniversary. CLD president Dennis Bland and CLD alum Kelvin Wade discuss the successes and struggles of the mission of fostering the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana.
Nov 14, 2017
Today on No Limits our guest is Jane Mayer, longtime staff writer for The New Yorker, whose recent piece on Vice President Mike Pence as a potential president garnered attention from both sides of the aisle, both coasts of the country, and of course, here in his home state of Indiana.
Nov 09, 2017
Today on No Limits, the trend of adaptive reuse in Indianapolis. What are the best ways to not only mix the new with the old, but to repurpose longtime structures into new uses? How do developers and users work to hit the buttons that make projects inclusive instead of restrictive? Recently the Riley Area Development Corporation reopened one of Indy's oldest industrial buildings to micromanufacturing, called North Mass. Our guests will be RADC Executive Director Eric Strickland and Amy Minnick Peterson, the owner of the home decor shop Decorate on Massachusetts Avenue.
Nov 07, 2017
No Limits, previews the Spirit and Place event on 11/8/2017 called "Speaking Truth to Power." What speech is protected and just how protected is it? Our guests are Jane Henegar, Executive Director ACLU-IN; and Tatjana Byrd, spoken word artist and activist.
Nov 02, 2017
Indianapolis continues to lose teens to gun violence and into the prison system for committing violent crimes. No Limits looks at the causes and potential solutions to preventing these heartbreaking losses. Our guests in this important discussion are Derris Ross, founder of The Ross Foundation and a community organizer with IndyCAN; Tony Lamont, from the Youth Media Institute; and Major Lorenzo Lewis, Director of Youth Programs for IMPD.
Oct 31, 2017
No Limits delves into the correlation between mass incarceration and its affects on the health of children with reporting from the team at Side Effects Public Media. Our guests will be Shoshanna Spector, Executive Director of IndyCAN; Rachel Halleck, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services at Volunteers of America; Angela Tomlin, Phd, Associate Professor at IU School of Medicine, and Montez Williams, a young ex-offender directly impacted by these stresses.
Oct 26, 2017
At a time when international conflicts and international politics grab headlines, sometimes it might be prudent to look back through history. Today on No Limits, host John Krull is joined by IU McKinney Law student Puruda Kothari and Richard Shevitz of the Cohen and Malad law firm to discuss the upcoming symposium, "Holocaust and Remembrance: Social Justice in Today's World." Where do crimes against humanity begin and, more importantly, how can they be prevented?
Oct 24, 2017
The face of American farming is changing, and as a longtime agricultural state, Indiana shows this very clearly. On this episode of No Limits, a preview of the new documentary film premiering in Indianapolis this week, Farmers for America, and a look at those who are becoming food providers. Our guests for the discussion are filmmaker Graham Meriwether; Sherri Dugger, journalist, small farmer and representative for the Indiana Farmers Union; and Tyler Gough, the Indy Urban Acres ( of Indy Parks) farm manager.
Oct 19, 2017
2017 marks the 500th anniversary of The Reformation, which changed Christianity and its culture forever. Following up on a new Pew Research report, we talk faith - and good works - with our guests: Father Rick Ginther, current pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis;Rev. Nathan Wilson, communications director for the Christian Theological Seminary; and returning guest Robert Saler, the executive director of CTS's Center for Pastoral Excellence.
Oct 18, 2017
The differences between urban and rural life in Indiana aren't just cultural, they're also economic and educational. They can also be very wide. In this episode, No Limits is joined by Indiana University McKinney Law and State Govt Fellows Kinjal Dave and Christina Fisher. They've taken a deep dive on state government's role in bridging the urban/rural divide and will share what it could mean to Indiana's future.
Oct 12, 2017
From an entrepreneurial pitch competition to networking to the always-anticipated keynote speech, the events of the annual Indiana Conference for Women draws attendees from around the Midwest. On this episode of No Limits, conference co-founders Billie Dragoo and Deborah Collins Stephens talk about what's new for the popular event this year, the diversity of guest speakers, and yes, Diane Keaton.
Oct 10, 2017
Ten days after the mass shooting of Las Vegas concert goers by gunman Stephen Paddock, investigators are still trying to determine his motivation. Meanwhile the intricacies of gun control and the over-arching question of gun access in America are again hot topics of conversation. Today on No Limits, join our conversation with Indiana legislator Jim Lucas, R - Seymour; Indiana University Professor Jody Madeira of the Maurer School of Law; and Pierre Atlas, professor of political science at Marian University.