It's Time to Protect All Hoosiers.

Protecting all Hoosiers from crimes motivated by hate is simply the right thing to do. Our time is now.

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2019 Legislative Action

Read our statement on the 2019 Bias Crimes Concurrence vote.

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Making the Case

In the News

These stories are a small part of a big reason why we need to correct this issue.

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Impact on Business

Why is this legislation important? Employers won’t invest and expand in places that don’t welcome their workforce, especially in industries where competitiveness relies on recruiting tech, engineering and science skills. Take a look at the thoughts of Genesys CEO Paul Segre on the value of a team and community that do not tolerate hate.

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April 5, 2019 1:55 pm

Legislative Update: Walk in my Shoes

This past weekend, West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle (“Walk in my shoes,” “Dedication”) was slain in Los Angeles as he prepared for a meeting with LAPD officials the next day exploring ways to ease gang violence in LA.  A promising talent, seeking reconciliation, snuffed out by senseless violence…a somber story…

April 2, 2019 5:03 pm

Statement on Bias Crimes Concurrence Vote

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 2, 2019) Indy Chamber President & CEO, Michael Huber offered the following statement on behalf of the Indiana Competes coalition regarding today’s Indiana Senate concurrence vote on SB198, sending the bill to Governor Holcomb after it was amended last week to become the General Assembly’s surviving bias crimes proposal:“With…

March 29, 2019 1:57 pm

Legislative Update: Where Do We Go?

Legislative developments this week leave us in a contemplative mood, befitting one of the more cerebral artists in the game, Talib Kweli.  The Senate hasn’t unveiled its version of the budget (likely waiting for April 5 revenue projections), and Ways & Means is still holding onto bills like…


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