Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council Quarterly Forum

By: Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council Last Updated: November 2, 2010

The Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council’s next Quarterly Forum will address the issue of Race and Racism in Northwest Indiana NWI-Quality-of-Life-Council

Date: December 3, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Bethel Church, 10202 Broadway, Crown Point

Draft Program

Part I           Introduction
Will include a summary of the state of Race in Northwest Indiana, as reflected in the 2008 Indicators Report

Part II          Best Practices

  • S.T.A.N.D. (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse), a program for students at Merrillville High School
  • Study Circles – what they are followed by three teachers from Merrillville Schools describing their experience and how they do things differently in the classroom as a result of that experience
  • Thriving Neighborhood Program in Merrillville, featuring Tony Lux, Superintendent of Merrillville Schools and residents of a subdivision describing their experience and getting to know their neighbors

Part III         Panel discussion and question and answer from the audience.

About the Quality of Life Council:

Focused on Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties, The Quality of Life Council seeks to inspire regional leaders to take actions that improve the economy, the environment, and society for the benefit of current and future generations.

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