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Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marion County ranked among the highest in Indiana for the number and rate of drug overdose deaths. The pandemic has only exacerbated the problems associated with substance use disorder (SUD), as treatment and prevention strategies are now […]

Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Optimistically, many of us believed in late March that a two-week shutdown of business and schools due to the COVID-19 virus would cause some disruption to our daily lives but would be a wise investment in stemming the impact of the first […]

Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are crucial to Indiana’s present and future economy, and mastery of math is a building block for STEM success. Unfortunately, persistently low rates of math proficiency among Indiana’s K-12 students threaten Indiana’s ongoing economic vitality. […]