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States of Incarceration: Mental Health First Aid Certification , April 28, 2017

This program is an 8-hour course that offers training and certification for those responding to persons affected by mental illness (similar to the traditional Red Cross First Aid training). To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-tickets-31648437328.

Registration is required.

Support has been generously provided by: The New School Humanities Action Lab, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Netflix, Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc., Create Forward, LLC, Mental Health First Aid, Midwest Pages for Prisoners, IUPUI Museum Studies Program, Cultural Heritage Research Center, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Social Justice Education, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Inside-Out Center, and The Indianapolis Public Library.
 

Official opening of the exhibit with a reception with opportunities to view the exhibit and participate in hands-on art response activities. Anne Parsons, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will offer some remarks on the intersections of the rise of mass incarceration with the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals. A panel moderated by Dr. Modupe Labode including Kenneth J. Falk, (Legal Director, ACLU of Indiana) and Maurice Young (founder, Creative Change Project) will offer perspectives on the implications of these issues for Indianapolis.

6:00 reception in the library atrium and 7:00 program in the auditorium.

Support has been generously provided by: The New School Humanities Action Lab, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Netflix, Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc., Create Forward, LLC, Mental Health First Aid, Midwest Pages for Prisoners, IUPUI Museum Studies Program, Cultural Heritage Research Center, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Social Justice Education, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Inside-Out Center, The Indianapolis Public Library, and Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc. 
 

 

This event is part of States of Incarceration.

Location: Cavanaugh Hall, room 411, IUPUI campus

April 28, 2017 | 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM

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Italian Film Festival: Che Vuoi Che Sia (What’s the Big Deal?) , April 28, 2017

“Che Vuoi Che Sia” (“What’s the Big Deal?”), comedy, 6 p.m. Friday, April 28: Anna and Claudio are pushing back the decision to have a baby until the time they will be financially better off. Their hopes lie in Claudio’s new website idea, but the crowdfunding needed to launch the website doesn’t bring in the needed money. One evening after a party, Claudio jokingly posts a video daring the "people of the Internet” to offer a donation in exchange for a compromising video of himself and Anna. Unexpectedly the joke is a huge online success.
 

Location: IUPUI University Library Lilly Auditorium

April 28, 2017 | 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

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States of Incarceration: Mass Story Lab: Public conversation about re-entry, April 29, 2017

This dialogue-based program brings together people with diverse perspectives and experiences to explore re-entry issues in central Indiana. It uses the “Mass Story Lab” model developed by Piper Anderson (Create Forward) in which the stories of people directly impacted by mass incarceration become the lens through which communities imagine a world beyond prisons.

Reservations recommended as space is limited: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mass-story-lab-indianapolis-tickets-32000643787

Support has been generously provided by: The New School Humanities Action Lab, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Netflix, Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc., Create Forward, LLC, Mental Health First Aid, Midwest Pages for Prisoners, IUPUI Museum Studies Program, Cultural Heritage Research Center, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Social Justice Education, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Inside-Out Center, and The Indianapolis Public Library
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Location: IMCPL Central Library

April 29, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

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A Celebration of Scholarship: The Liberal Arts Honors Convocation, April 29, 2017

Italian Film Festival: La Via Della Conciliazione (The Road to Reconciliation)/ Veloce Come Il Vento (Italian Race), , April 29, 2017

Celebrating the career of Professor William Schneider, May 5, 2017

Museum Studies Program 11th Annual Portfolio Night, May 11, 2017

Invisible Indianapolis: A Day of Activities on Understanding Race, Heritage and Community Memory in the Circle City, May 12, 2017

Retirement Reception Honoring Robert G. Barrows, May 12, 2017

Larry Zimmerman Retirement Celebration, May 20, 2017

Inside Out with Lori Pompa: A public conversation about social change through transformative education, June 13, 2017