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IBA: Bar Leader Grads Add B.L.I.N.G.

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Graduates of the Indianapolis Bar Leader Series VII John Henning, David Jones, Mary Ann Fleetwood, Reynold Berry and Leslie Gibson organized and conducted a “kick-off” orientation program for B.L.I.N.G. (“Business Leadership in the Next Generation”) at the Madame Walker Theatre Center on June 12, 2010. 
 

bling Pictured are the Bar Leader Series grads along with celebrity speaker Dudley Guice of the Indianapolis Colts, B.L.I.N.G. program director Immanuel Ivey, and some of the 2010 B.L.I.N.G. participants.

B.L.I.N.G. offers an intensive financial training course for IPS students with an interest in entrepreneurism.  During the four-week program, the B.L.I.N.G. students will open a bank account, learn marketing strategies and develop their own business plan.  Their summer culminates with an opportunity to implement their plan and sell their wares at convention spaces leased by B.L.I.N.G. at the Indiana Black Expo.•

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  1. KUDOS to the Indiana Supreme Court for realizing that some bureacracies need to go to the stake. Recall what RWR said: "No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!" NOW ... what next to this rare and inspiring chopping block? Well, the Commission on Gender and Race (but not religion!?!) is way overdue. And some other Board's could be cut with a positive for State and the reputation of the Indiana judiciary.

  2. During a visit where an informant with police wears audio and video, does the video necessary have to show hand to hand transaction of money and narcotics?

  3. I will agree with that as soon as law schools stop lying to prospective students about salaries and employment opportunities in the legal profession. There is no defense to the fraudulent numbers first year salaries they post to mislead people into going to law school.

  4. The sad thing is that no fish were thrown overboard The "greenhorn" who had never fished before those 5 days was interrogated for over 4 hours by 5 officers until his statement was illicited, "I don't want to go to prison....." The truth is that these fish were measured frozen off shore and thawed on shore. The FWC (state) officer did not know fish shrink, so the only reason that these fish could be bigger was a swap. There is no difference between a 19 1/2 fish or 19 3/4 fish, short fish is short fish, the ticket was written. In addition the FWC officer testified at trial, he does not measure fish in accordance with federal law. There was a document prepared by the FWC expert that said yes, fish shrink and if these had been measured correctly they averaged over 20 inches (offshore frozen). This was a smoke and mirror prosecution.

  5. I love this, Dave! Many congrats to you! We've come a long way from studying for the bar together! :)

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