Category: Politics

Eldridge, Myla Anne

Myla Anne tells how she worked with both major political parties as the head of the Election Board to create satellite voting locations and to make Marion County a “Vote Center County”.

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Moore, Venita Jean

After attending Historically Black Colleges, earning a CPA, working for Governor Bayh, and founding her own CPA firm Venita was called upon to run for IPS Commissioner. Her grown daughter said, “Why not?”

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Williams, Faye Smith

Posted in: , , , Story by: October 23, 2018

When she was 12 years old Faye Williams found a book about the law left behind by a prominent African American Lawyer.  Reading that book led Faye to a life long career in the law.  

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Hall, John Raymond

Posted in: , , , , , , Story by: October 23, 2018

John Hall shares lessons learned about making friends, the importance of a stable home, and working for good companies and good people.  

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Osili, Vop

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: May 26, 2017

Vop Osilli’s earliest memories are from Nigeria at the beginning of civil war when his mother, an American, decided it was time to leave.

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Mosby, Carolyn Elizabeth

Carolyn Mosby tells about her start in public relations and politics at the age of 11 giving speeches for a new State Representative, her mother!

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Chilluffo, Garry

Posted in: , , , , , , Story by: January 26, 2017

In the 1980’s when Garry Chilluffo moved from Broad Ripple to buy a home in the decaying neighborhood of Saint Joseph’s  he joined a colorful group of preservationists to save the historic houses from demolition.

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Steward, Matthew

After graduating from IU Bloomington with a degree in Political Science, Matthew Steward considered law school but applied to the Indianapolis Police Academy on a whim. Thirty five years later he has no regrets.

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Hudson, Bryan

Tired of negative media content in 2000, Bryan Hudson used a Lilly Endowment Grant to establish a Media Camp so that African Americans and other young people could benefit from positive mentoring and learn to be media producers.  

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Mason, Anthony Renato

During the years before he played a significant role in the hosting of the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, Anthony Mason learned that every experience prepares you for what is coming down the road.

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