Belinda Drake

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Belinda Drake Statement on Cutting School Funding During the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on Cutting School Funding During the Pandemic Indianapolis, IN – (August 14, 2020) On Wednesday, Governor Holcomb re-announced that he believes Indiana School Corporations should be fully funded during the COVID pandemic while continuing to postpone his responsibility to develop a cohesive back to school plan for schools across […]

Belinda Drake’s Campaign Announces ‘Revitalized LIFE*’ Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake’s Campaign Announces ‘Revitalized LIFE*’ Platform Indianapolis, IN – (August 13, 2020) Belinda Drake’s campaign released her ‘Revitalized LIFE* platform’ on Thursday which outlines an expanded agenda to bring economic stability to Indiana and improve the quality of life for all Hoosiers. “Hoosiers have needed these critical investments for a long […]

Belinda Drake Statement on the Racial Profiling of State Senator Eddie Melton inside the Statehouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on the Racial Profiling of State Senator Eddie Melton inside the Statehouse Indianapolis, IN – (July 13, 2020) During the “Beyond the Big Tent – Black Voices in Politics” all-inclusive rally last Saturday, we took shelter inside the statehouse after receiving approval from state staffers, so we could stay […]

Belinda Drake Statement on Back to School and Work During the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on Back to School and Work During the Pandemic Indianapolis, IN – (July 13, 2020) Indiana’s students, educators, and school communities are only days away from the impossible reality of going back to school while COVID-19 cases escalate across the state. Even though nurses, doctors, and scientists say this […]

Belinda Drake Statement on Attempted Lynching and Assault of Vauhxx Booker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on the Attempted Lynching and Assault of Vauhxx Booker Indianapolis, IN – (July 6, 2020) The video of the brutal beating and attempted lynching of Vauhxx Booker that was shared yesterday is further evidence of the continued harm to Black and Brown Americans as a result of over 400 […]

Belinda Drake Statement on her Opponent Saying “All Lives Matter” on Samantha Bee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on her Opponent Saying “All Lives Matter” Indianapolis, IN – (July 3, 2020) “I was very disheartened to see and hear what my opponent said to Ashley Nicole Black in the video for Samantha Bee. Especially when he said he wasn’t even willing to learn more or gain more […]

Belinda Drake Statement on LGBTQ+ Student Education Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Belinda Drake Statement on LGBTQ+ Student Education Rights Indianapolis, IN – (June 24, 2020) The new guidelines on enrollment of LGBTQ+ students issued by the Indianapolis Archdiocese is yet another discriminatory harm towards Hoosier kids who deserve to be treated equitably and with dignity, decency, and respect for who they are as […]

Law Enforcement Reforms for Safe and Healthy Communities

Law Enforcement Reforms for Safe and Healthy Communities END BROKEN WINDOWS POLICING Criminalization and over-policing in our communities can lead to excessive use of force in otherwise harmless situations. Minor offenses that do not threaten public safety must be decriminalized. These activities can range from sleeping in the park, playing loud music, loitering, jaywalking, bicycling […]

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