- A Matter of Perspective - June 12, 2017
Officer Blake Hollins, a co-founder of Uniting Evansville, shares his thoughts on being a black man and police officer. "To some, these identities are at war with each other; it’s impossible to be both pro-black and pro-law enforcement. But here I am."
- Uniting Evansville Visits Glenwood, Talks With Residents - June 5, 2017
Members of Uniting Evansville visited residents in their own neighborhoods, to "empathize, educate, and improve relationships, especially with police." Future visits to the Arbors and Jimtown are scheduled, with block parties to follow.
- Uniting Evansville to host Q&A event with police - Mar. 31, 2017
"... (the) discussion is being billed as a chance for the community to engage several Evansville Police Department officers in conversation."
- Uniting Evansville wins Civic Engagement Award - Mar. 9, 2017
We feel so humbled and blessed to have been given the Civic Engagement Award at the 22nd annual Celebration of Leadership Awards.
- Alumnus forms Uniting Evansville - Feb. 27, 2017
"The initiative aims to generate conversations among community members, specifically focusing on tensions that exist within the city."
- Evansville neighbors and police officers discuss racial tension and fear - Dec. 2, 2016
"In an effort to build relationships between police officers and the African-American community, the Uniting Evansville organization started conversations about race relations in our city."
- Uniting Evansville hosting a forum on Thursday - Nov. 28, 2016
"This event will continue our theme of the importance of relationships between police officers and the Evansville community."
- Police Uniting Evansville With Cookout - Sept. 23, 2016
"Uniting Evansville is a new effort to put our differences aside to bridge the gap between cops and the community they vow to protect."
- "Uniting Evansville" Cookout - Sept. 23, 2016
"Uniting Evansville hopes to help bring the community together through new relationships between officers and citizens."
- New unity group includes two EPD officers, will host Friday cookout - Sept. 21, 2016
"(It's important) for the youth -- the next generation -- to see that there is a change going on, that there is something different going on than what you may have heard or grew up with."