Elkhart City Police Officer and School Resource Officer, Cody Skipper, was observed in his full police uniform leading the prayer with the students.
NIA calmly offered cold water and snacks to anyone who was thirsty or hungry, a true help for the real stress each individual faces while entering an appellate court on a Friday morning.
Our day started in Goshen, Indiana, on the Elkhart County Courthouse lawn with over 600 of our more compassionate community members and ended in South Bend, Indiana with over 600 more!
Shepherd’s Cove Clothing Pantry in Elkhart, Indiana, helps around 400 families per month, giving away around $650,000 worth of merchandise per year.
Northern Indiana Atheists is having a clothing drive to help the homeless and needy in our community. Bring your new or gently used clothing items to any of our social events to add to the donation box. All clothing donated will be given out free to people in need.
The Latinx Humanist Alliance’s mission is to facilitate social justice activism among, expand the visibility of, and foster safe spaces for Latinx humanists. In service of their mission, the alliance will develop a speakers bureau, build a nationwide network of Latinx humanists, and advise and work alongside the American Humanist Association on social justice legislative advocacy.
The young school-age puppet named Julia feels in her heart she's a boy and wants to be called Julian. Julian the puppet facilitates social and emotional learning to help children with the process of identity affirmation.
Students for Church/State Separation, a program of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, is a place for youth activists to become involved in the work of maintaining religious freedom and ensuring that people are not discriminated against by someone who believes differently than they do. Americans United is one of the oldest organizations working to protect these fundamental values. They are a unique multi-faith community that includes those who profess faith as well as those who do not.