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Indiana Civics Coalition

The Indiana Bar Foundation announced formation of the Indiana Civics Coalition during the April 13 inaugural Indiana Civics Summit.

“TheCharles Dunlap Indiana Bar Foundation has created the Indiana Civics Coalition to be a conduit for civic organizations, colleagues, friends, and fellow citizens who want to be a part of improving our communities through civics and to advance the cause of civics in our state,” said Indiana Bar Foundation President & CEO Charles Dunlap. (Pictured)

Representatives of education, business, the legal community, government, and local communities will work cohesively to expand the impact civics has on all Hoosiers. Coalition membership is open to groups and individuals with a commitment to civics, collaboration, and a desire to expand Indiana’s civic awareness. If you are interested in joining the Indiana Civics Coalition, contact Director of Civic Education Tim Kalgreen. Groups or individuals wanting to sponsor the Indiana Civics Coalition are encouraged to contact Foundation Director of Development Kim Berry.

Next Meeting

The first Indiana Civics Coalition meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, June 8, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The meeting registration link is available here.

What Others Are Saying About Civics

“People are paying attention. There is growing momentum and understanding for the significance of civic education.”

-Christopher Riano, Center for Civic Education



“We must create opportunities to work together, to collaborate, and engage if we are to sustain and grow a non-partisan culture.”

-Katie Mears, Salesforce

“As judicial leaders, we must inform, inspire, and involve the public.”

-Hon. James Sweeney II, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

“We ask you- how do you want to be involved, to participate in our civic community?”

-Tim Kalgreen, Indiana Bar Foundation Director of Civic Education

Civics-Related Resources

Indiana Civics Coalition Sponsors

The Indiana Bar Foundation thanks the following organizations for their generous support:

Founding Member:

  • CivXNow
  • Church Church Hittle and Antrim
  • Indiana University Center for Representative Government

Contributing Member:

  • Indiana Citizen Education Foundation, Inc.


  • Business for America
  • Community-Engaged Alliance
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Krieg DeVault LLP

For additional information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Foundation Director of Development Kim Berry.