Dec 12, 2017
Indianapolis gained international focus in 2016 when presidential candidate Donald Trump began using workers at the Carrier and Rexnord manufacturing plants as examples in his discussions about American workers. Fast forward to one year later - where are those workers now and in a state that's so heavily reliant on advanced manufacturing, what does the future workforce look like? Today on No Limits, we're joined by Emily Wornell, researcher assistant professor at Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research, and Brandyn Ferguson of Endress + Hauser and Aspire Johnson County.
Dec 07, 2017
Knowing when to keep something and when to let go of it can be just as hard for cities as it is for people. Today on No Limits, a preview of the new WFYI documentary "The Past in The Present," the story of historic preservation in Indianapolis. David Baker of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission joins Bill Brown, Commission President, to talk about how the city's views on its architectural and cultural history have changed.
Dec 05, 2017
How is it that everyday stresses can come to crack the best of personalities, yet others sail through troubled waters with the calm of a swan? Different cultures have different answers, and just in time for the holidays, No Limits features those behind the locally-produced documentary Finding Hygge. Guests Rocky Walls, Producer/Director; Braden Worrell, Associate Director; Grant Michael, Associate Producer tell us what the Danes know about contentment.
Nov 30, 2017
Today No Limits partners once again with Side Effects Public Media for conversation on an issue on the rise in many Indiana counties: syringe exchange programs. Are the programs good for overall public health, or do they promote drug use? Is the answer somewhere in between? Today our guests are Side Effects reporter/producer Sarah Fentem; Dr. Carrie Lawrence of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention; Chris Abert of Indiana Recovery Alliance; and Stephenie Grimes of the Madison County Health Department.
Nov 28, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 is now known as "Giving Tuesday," a day to make charitable contributions in the wake of the spending excesses of Black Friday weekend. Today on No Limits, learn how giving has changed for Americans, what that means to agencies that depend on those funds, and how to teach children to be good givers. Our guests are Dr. Amir Pasic, Dean of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IU; Dr. Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, also of the Lilly School; and Penny Lee, Chief Fundraising Officer for United Way of Central Indiana.
Nov 21, 2017
"Eat Drink Indiana Radio's" Jolene Ketzenberger is back in the studio with host John Krull, and she's bringing along Chef Steve Oakley of Oakley's Bistro. Chef Steve is also the winner of "Beat Bobby Flay!" Did someone say shrimp corn dog? Share you food questions and memories as you psyche yourself up for Thanksgiving!
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.