Lake County Press

Community and legislative leaders to discuss the future of Northwest Indiana at IU Northwest

Discussion topics include Northwest Indiana’s economic, environmental and cultural future

WHAT:

The Indiana University Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) invites the campus and the greater Northwest Indiana community to attend an upcoming discussion, entitled “The Future of Northwest Indiana.” The public event, featuring community and legislative leaders, will take place Friday, Nov. 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Hawthorn Hall (Room 107).

Keynote speakers addressing their vision of Northwest Indiana’s economic, environmental and cultural future include:

  • U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky (D-1st)
  • State Senator Earline Rogers (D-3rd)
  • John Swanson, Director, Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission

The discussion will also involve conversation from attendees on ways to collaborate and move the Northwest Indiana region forward.

The sponsors of the event include IU Northwest SPEA, the Motivating Women Ministry, and Community Action Renewed Environment (CARE).

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

WHERE:

IU Northwest – Hawthorn Hall (Room 107)

3400 Broadway

Gary, IN 46408

(Hawthorn Hall is located on campus along Broadway between 33rd and 35th Avenues.)

Interview AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

There will be several interview and photo opportunities available with IU Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs students and faculty. Interviews with keynote speakers may be available following the event.