Category: Health

Our commitment to addressing racial and socio-economic inequities in Indianapolis

Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. The horrific death of George Floyd and resulting protests in our city and across the nation have once again brought to the forefront longstanding and deeply troubling issues of racism and racial inequality. The personal stories we have heard from people who routinely face discrimination for no reason other than the color of their skin are profoundly disturbing. We all have an obligation to…
Education, General, Health
Two Critical Steps to Help Indiana Weather COVID-19

Two Critical Steps to Help Indiana Weather COVID-19

Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. COVID-19 has wrought havoc in all of our lives. As of this week, the coronavirus has caused more than 98,000 deaths in the U.S., including more than 1,900 in Indiana. As these tragic figures continue to rise, steps taken to mitigate the impact of the virus have resulted in devastating economic consequences. As the crisis continues to unfold, uncertainty is our new constant. But emerging information points …
Health
E-learning presents both challenges and opportunities

E-learning presents both challenges and opportunities

Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. E-learning has become the new normal for the foreseeable future, and that brings both challenges and opportunities that must be addressed strategically and in a coordinated fashion. As we continue to learn about the health and safety implications of the COVID-19 virus, it appears more and more likely that state leaders and public health officials will take a measured approach to allowing school buildings t…
Education, Health
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