Patrons joined an exciting journey virtually from Gary, Indiana all the way to Washington DC! On August 15, 2020 citizens who believe in fair, peaceful, and win-win solutions to issues watched live and joined virtually as Chuck G., event organizer, and Haneefah Khaaliq bike rode across the region to bring groups together from all backgrounds to show solidarity.
The virtual bike ride began at City Methodist Church located at 577 Washington Street in Gary, Indiana, an urban ruin, once the site of a grand congregation. From there, they rode together to Valparaiso, Indiana for a 12 p.m. virtual rally at the County Court House.
Then they headed to Indianapolis through Wanatah, Plymouth, Rochester, Logansport, and Kokomo, finally arriving in Indianapolis, where on Monday, Aug 17th, 2020 there was another virtual rally at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana at 1 p.m.
On August 28th Haneefah further represented unity and peace at the I Have a Dream March at the Lincoln Memorial in D.C. Be a part of this amazing undertaking by visiting her Facebook and Eventbrite pages.
The Streamyard link will be provided to registered attendants. Sign up now and donate at hoosiersforhaneefah.com or https://www.haneefahkhaaliq.org/home. Call or text the campaign at 317-999-5592. All who participate are invited to attend an outdoor celebration at Riley’s Railhouse, 123 4th Street, Chesterton, IN on August 19th, 2020 from 5-8 p.m. Email questions to email@example.com.
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Ms. Haneefah Khaaliq is running for the Office of the United States Senate in Indiana in 2022. To that end, she’s getting a head start on her run for office while virtually bringing people together from all backgrounds, races, cultures, etc., in the region for unity in a time when our country once again finds itself in a place of social unrest.
Rock the Vote Event Downtown Valparaiso
The Porter County Democratic Party is planning an election bash called “Rock the Vote” on Saturday, September 19th downtown Valparaiso, Indiana from 2pm – 5pm..
“Rock the Vote,” is planned to do exactly what it says – Rock the Vote. Want to Register to Vote, want info on Early Voting locations, want to pick up yard signs, or want to hear from the local candidates? Well you are invited to “Rock The Vote” hosted by the Porter County Democrats. Continue Reading . . .
Anyone Can Vote By Absentee Ballot in NWIndiana
Due to the current health crisis anyone in Indiana can Vote by Absentee Ballot in Indiana. On Monday, April 13th Gov. Eric Holcomb changed the rules by lifting the regular absentee voting requirements. Now, any registered voter can request to vote by an absentee ballot. Continue Reading . . .
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The 17th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, September 7th, 2020.
The 20 mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a sign-up at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond.
Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), participants will view all parts of the watershed, while enjoying early autumn colors.
City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award
Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists. Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition. Continue Reading . . .