Will it play in Indy?

"Will it play in Indy?" Continued...

Issue: "Public-school reform," July 26, 2003

Whether it's a winning issue for either party, the faith-based initiative deserves a campaign focus. Some rescue missions with lean budgets have shown how individuals can truly help the homeless. Community groups, such as the Shepherd Community Center in Indianapolis, have helped families and neighborhoods. The question is whether the political parties can have a healthy debate over how government should partner with these groups in an effective alliance.

Russ Pulliam
Russ Pulliam

Russ is a columnist for The Indianapolis Star, the director of the Pulliam Fellowship, and a member of God's World Publications' board of directors.


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