The Families First platform is an initiative of Faith in Indiana and Act Indiana. The more than 350 attendees were challenged to join a canvassing effort in the 10 weeks leading up to the midterm election. Faith in Indiana seeks to reach 10,000 disaffected, minority and excluded voters.
“We need all voices shaping our future,” said MaryJane Coursen of Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Angelo Mante empowered the crowd, saying they are the rulers of the system – not a king. The movement is bigger than partisan politics, he said.