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Ross Foundation in the News for 2020

The Indianapolis news media has once again captured many of our community efforts this year. Here are some highlights from this year so far.

Tenants rights union forms to help protect Indianapolis renters

January 22, 2020

ttps://www.wishtv.com/news/tenants-rights-union-forms-to-help-protect-indianapolis-renters/


Community activist buys out movie theater for people to watch 'Just Mercy'

January 25, 2020

https://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/community-activist-buys-out-movie-theater-for-people-to-watch-just-mercy


Young men talk about what they want from Indianapolis city leaders

February 12, 2020

https://www.theindychannel.com/news/working-for-you/young-men-talk-about-what-they-want-from-indianapolis-city-leaders


City leaders approve proposals to protect tenants’ rights February 25, 2020

https://www.wishtv.com/news/local-news/city-leaders-approve-proposals-to-protect-tenants-rights/


“Change Starts with the Youth” — A Q&A with Community Activist Derris Ross February 26, 2020

https://indy.education/2020/02/26/change-starts-with-the-youth-a-qa-with-community-activist-derris-ross/?fbclid=IwAR2QHkQnQ5CfLMkcbDmsF-Aa3OfggrUgJV-LmcEal3QUcE3oFb-vLhnpEso


Market helping those in food deserts featured on 'Returning the Favor'

February 26, 2020

https://www.theindychannel.com/news/working-for-you/market-help-those-in-food-deserts-featured-on-returning-the-favor


Eastside market and community advocate team up to feed kids March 17, 2020

https://www.wishtv.com/news/eastside-market-and-community-advocate-team-up-to-feed-kids/


Don’t just assume COVID-19 pandemic will lead to increase in crime March 26, 2020

http://www.indianapolisrecorder.com/recorder_headlines/article_60706f60-6f72-11ea-b0a6-bb91f0185072.html


Organizers step up as the city shuts down

April 9, 2020

http://www.indianapolisrecorder.com/covid-19/article_248a6296-7a65-11ea-8d12-57e02172c62c.html


Organizations urge lawmakers to address disproportionate COVID-19 impact on black communities

April 15, 2020

https://www.theindychannel.com/news/coronavirus/organizations-urge-lawmakers-to-address-disproportionate-covid-19-impact-on-black-communities




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