WBOI: United Way, Local School Districts Kick Off Annual Kindergarten Program
United Way of Allen County kicked off its seventh annual Kindergarten Countdown program Wednesday morning, in collaboration with East Allen County Schools and Fort Wayne Community Schools.
Journal Gazette: Class of 2032 learns the ropes
Now in its seventh year, the four-week United Way of Allen County program serves youth with little or no pre-K experience or who are limited English speakers.
APPLICATIONS OPEN | Day of Caring 2019
Applications are open. | Mark Wednesday, August 21 on your calendar and plan to join us for Day of Caring 2019.
Journal Gazette: Payday of Reckoning
The good news is that the effort to create new types of high-interest loans that could entrap struggling Hoosier families appears to be dead, at least for the remainder of this session of the legislature. The bad news is that, once again, lawmakers did nothing to eliminate or modify the existing payday system, which allows lenders to charge their customers the equivalent of 391% interest for short-term loans.
Journal Gazette: Subprime lending bill dies; opposition fierce
Senate Bill 613 died in the Indiana House and almost certainly won't become law this year.
Journal Gazette: Bill would tighten predatory lenders’ grip
It is time to call our legislators. Encourage them to oppose the expansion of predatory lending in Senate Bill 613, a bill that preys on the most vulnerable families in our communities.