Indiana University

  • Matthew Tully (Indy Star)
    March 30 7:00pm
    Matthew Tully is the political columnist for the Indianapolis Star and author of Searching for Hope: Life at a Failing School in the Heart of America. His columns on public schools have helped drive debate over education reform in Indiana. Mr. Tully’s commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and Education Week, and he has appeare more »
  • Cindy Simon (Dollies Making A Difference)
    April 08 7:00pm
    Cindy Simon is co-founder of Dollies Making A Difference, an organization of women who sew cloth dollies and colorful teddy bears for children all over the world.  After the Haitian earthquake occured in 2010, news coverage depicting the devastation inspired Cindy to get her friends together and sew dollies for the children. The o more »
  • One Dollar One Vote Panel
    April 15 7:00pm
    The Civic Leaders Center will co-sponsor a panel discussion with the Bloomington affiliate of the Move to Amend campaign exploring the issue of money in politics. Panelists include Lee Hamilton, Matt Pierce, Greg Knott, and Paul Helmke, with Margie Hershey as moderator. more »
  • Global Youth Service Day
    April 17 12:00am
    For Global Youth Service Day, Civic Leaders will partner with Tri-North Middle School to introduce its students to service learning. IU student leaders will coordinate and lead Tri-North students in service projects at various Bloomington community agencies. Last year's pilot effort was a huge success, not only in introducing service learnin more »
  • "City Planning Commission" (Matt Baggetta)
    April 20 7:00pm
    Honors students from V161 (Urban Problems and Solutions) will present their local redevelopment proposals and take questions from the audience in a simulation of a city planning commission. After presentations, audience members will vote for the proposal that they would like to see move forward. more »
March 2015