Upcoming Thriving Communities Public Meetings - March 3 in Fort Wayne

January 22, 2015

The IU Public Policy Institute is bringing its Thriving Communities, Thriving State project to five Indiana communities. Your opinion matters and we invite you to participate in discussions about our state's future.

Can't attend the public meetings? Fill out this form to give your input on Indiana's future.

Co-chaired by former Lt. Governor Kathy Davis and former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randy Shepard, Thriving Communities, Thriving State is the second project of the Policy Choices Initiative. The goal of Policy Choices is to encourage discussions among government, nonprofit, and private sector leaders about issues that are or will be critical to Indiana’s future—to provide policy options for action.

Join us for one of the following public input sessions:

February 5, 2015

        Gary, Indiana University Northwest

       2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

February 10, 2015

        Evansville, University of Southern Indiana

       2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

February 17, 2015

        Indianapolis, Urban League

       2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

February 26, 2015

        Columbus, Irwin Conference Center

       2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

March 3, 2015

        Fort Wayne, Indiana University Fort Wayne

       2:00 – 4:00 pm EST

Please RSVP to Debbie Wyeth (dwyeth@iupui.edu) and she will provide further details about the meetings.

The purpose of Thriving Communities, Thriving State is to frame the changing demographics and economic realities of Indiana within a place-based context to provide a clearer view forward for policymakers, while preserving those places and aspects that make us uniquely Indiana. Three study commissions evaluate issues affecting (1) urban, (2) mid-sized, or (3) small town/rural communities.

Read More:

Indiana In Perspective Report (PDF)

Indiana In Perspective Feature