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IndyBar: Indiana Disability Rights Named 2022 Community Empowerment Fund Grant Recipient

Advanced directives are essential tools for ensuring one’s wishes for medical and end-of-life treatment are known. Unfortunately, people with intellectual or developmental disabilities are often overlooked in discussions surrounding advanced directives. Thanks to a $35,000 grant from the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, a new program from Indiana Disability Rights will empower these individuals to make their important end-of-life choices known.

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IndyBar: IndyBar Foundation to Award $35,000 to Community Partner

For more than 50 years, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation has worked to ensure equal access to justice for all Indianapolis-area residents. In an effort to expand this impact on the greater Indianapolis community, applications from local organizations are now being accepted through Feb. 15, 2022 for the foundation’s annual Community Empowerment Grant. The grant will be awarded in April 2022.

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IndyBar: Deduct Your IndyBar Foundation Donation!

The Internal Revenue Service is highlighting a special tax provision that allows more people to deduct donations to qualifying charities on their 2021 federal income tax return.  Make an impact on our community and profession now with your donation to the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

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IndyBar: Indianapolis Bar Foundation Recognizes 2021 Fellows

The Indianapolis legal community thrives because of the dedication of many esteemed individuals who, using their unique talents, work together to advance justice and lead positive change. Each year the Indianapolis Bar Foundation honors such lawyers for their dedication to the law by bestowing on them the designation of Distinguished Fellow and Distinguished Life Fellow.

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IndyBar: The Beatles and a Letter to the IBF

Not that I’ve had much time for tooling around these days, but I have managed to watch a bit of the Peter Jackson cut of “The Beatles: Get Back” sessions. As you know, dear IndyBar Foundation, The Beatles are without equal for me. I’ve tried to explain the nearly impossible “amaze-balls-ness” of The Beatles to the skeptics/haters/uninitiated (or as much as a Midwestern kid born in 1981 can divine about the real Beatles experience), and this is the best I’ve come up with.

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IndyBar: Reach for Youth to Receive 2021 $35,000 Indianapolis Bar Foundation Community Empowerment Fund Grant

Reach for Youth Inc. has been named the 2021 recipient of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Community Empowerment Fund grant of $35,000. Reach for Youth will use the funds to pilot a Restorative Justice Circles model, which diverts young people from suspension, expulsion and the justice system by helping them understand the negative consequences of their actions, how they impact others and how to restore and repair relationships.

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