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Human Trafficking is a $32 Billion industry and the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world.

Free Workshop “Human Trafficking: Recognizing the Signs”

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A free workshop will be offered for youth workers to identify human trafficking in Indiana, and how to report it once it has been identified. Human Trafficking is a $32 Billion industry and the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world. The average age children are pulled into these […] Read the full story

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9/11 tv screen shot of World Trade Center after impact

Panel to discuss 10th anniversary of 9/11 at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A panel discussion on how and why the nation and world have changed since 9/11 will be presented on September 13 at Purdue University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is at 7:30pm in Wetherill Hall, Room 172. The panelists are: Berenice Carroll, professor emerita of political […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Purdue News

Greater Lafayette Senior Fair Committee seeks nominations for Spirit of Jane Award

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Greater Lafayette Senior Fair Committee is asking for nominations for the 3rd annual “Spirit of Jane Award”, to be awarded this fall at the Greater Lafayette Senior Fair on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. The award honors Jane L. Shuck, who lost her battle with lung cancer in 2009.  She was a […] Read the full story

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Latino Cultural Center assists local nonprofit in annual dinner to fund local scholarships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center is partnering with Tippecanoe-based nonprofit organization, United Businesses Serving the Community, to host its fourth annual dinner and dance on September 24, 2011 at the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom in West Lafayette. Proceeds from the event will be distributed as scholarships to local high school […] Read the full story

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Photo of swim class from previous Pete's Pals session

Greater Lafayette youth with disabilities invited to participate in physical activity program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Beginning October 12th, Pete’s Pals will host a five-week swimming program for youth with disabilities. Pete’s Pals is a Purdue University-based program that focuses on physical activity and aquatics for youth with disabilities. Those ages 3-18 can work individually with a university student clinician to improve physical fitness, swimming, and water […] Read the full story

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Barack Obama

Forum: Rebuilding Our Future and Empowering Voters

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — “Yes We Can Tippecanoe”, a Lafayette-based community group that supports the Obama administration’s agenda, will hold a community forum on Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 3:00p to 8:00p at the Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street in Lafayette. The group feels that workers rights, public education, and the right to vote […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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