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Community Connection Friday May 10th

1-1:20 PM -IMPD Chief Bryan Roach and the 10 Point Coalition of Indianapolis

Some City Employees have come under fire for reportedly inflammatory facebook live comments directed at the 10 Point Coalition of Indianapolis, saying they “Behave like Prostitutes.”

Our Studio guests were here to discuss the comments.

In Studio Guests:

Rev. Charles Harrison – 10 Pt Coalition Leader

Kendell Adams – Deputy Chief

Bryan Roach – IMPD Chief of Police

Purpose of the 10 Point Coalition:

“The Indy TenPoint Coalition is making a genuine difference in the lives of young people, families and neighborhoods with a “boots-on-the-ground” approach to reducing violence, increasing employment and enhancing educational achievement.

MISSION:

“Indianapolis TenPoint Coalition is a 501c3 organization whose mission is to reduce Urban Youth Gun Violence and address critical issues in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. ”

https://www.indytenpoint.org/

 

1:20 – 1:40 PM – Lady J’s Florists

Lady J’s Florists is here to help you this Mother’s Day and all year round!

Lady J’s Florists has been in the community 32 Years, since 1987! It is said that, “Lady J’s Always Goes That Extra Mile To Make You Smile!  ”

Checkout their flowers here: 

https://www.ladyjsflorist.net/

In Studio Guest:

Mr. Reggie Tipton

MON – FRI: 8:30 AM -5:30 PM

SAT: 9:00 AM -4:00 PM

SUN: CLOSED

Contact:

LADY J’S FLORIST, LLC

2060 NORTH ILLINIOS STREET

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. 46202

LOCAL: (317) 926-5159

https://www.ladyjsflorist.net/

1:40 – 3PM -Freetown Village

About Freetown Village:

“Freetown Village is a living history museum with the mission to educate the public about African American lives, arts, and culture in Indiana through living history, exhibits, allied programs, and the collection and preservation of artifacts.’

Check out their Calendar Here: https://www.freetown.org/new-events

In Studio Guests:

Ophelia Wellington’ – Founder/Director

Gwen Kelley – Secretary

Marriam A. Umar – Program Director,

Freetown Village Summer Camp

Six weeks of new friends, learning, and fun!

Register Here: https://www.freetown.org/camp-2019-registration

Dates: June 10 – July 19, 2019, Monday – Friday (excluding July 4th).

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Early Check in Available at 7:00 a.m.)

Location: Avondale Meadows Academy (3980 Meadows Drive)

Eligibility: Open to children in grades K – 9*. *(9th graders with prior FV camp participation)

https://www.freetown.org/summer-camp

 

Freetown Village Presents “The Madam Walker Story”

Saturday, June 8, 2019

11:00 AM 3:00 PM

About the Program:

“Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 – 1919) – a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer – as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the College Avenue Branch Library.”

College Avenue Branch Library

4180 N College Ave Indianapolis, IN, 46205 United States

Info courtesy of: https://www.freetown.org/new-events/2019/3/1/freetown-village-presents-the-madame-walker-story-c9w9b-9jag6-rx4ta?fbclid=IwAR1Wxy39XjpYNGlnt31G8ce1EeFRmhex04hqyEG0OZ9wC20iStZZ5uzbinc

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