Purdue Extension Institute for Sustainable Leadership (ISL) is offering a five-session personal leadership development experience to enhance the capacity of civic leaders, government, and nonprofit organizations' staff-who aspire to maximize their leadership strengths and improve their ability to solve problems and make good decisions.
"From the Director's Chair" is an e-newsletter published every three to four weeks highlighting program happenings and staff updates from Purdue Extension-Marion County. Let us know if you want to be added to the distribution list!
Join us Thursday, May 26, in Indianapolis for a lunch and tour program to support beginning farmers and new urban farmers. The lunch discussion will focus on key farm tools for small, intensively managed acres while touring this urban farm that produces fresh, healthy foods using organic practices. Lunch will be followed by a tour of a thriving urban farm, South Circle Farm, led by farm owner Amy Matthews.
There's a new twist on tech-support scams - you know, the one where crooks try to get access to your computer or sensitive information by offering to "fix" a computer problem that doesn't actually exist. Lately, we've heard reports that people are getting calls from someone claiming to be from the Global Privacy Enforcement Network. Their claim? That your email account has been hacked and is sending fraudulent messages.
Women make up slightly more than half of the US population, according to the US Census Bureau. Which means that about half of the people affected by the big cases we bring - say, against AT&T for throttling "unlimited" data, ASUSTek for security flaws in their routers, or Lumosity for overstating the science behind their brain training games - are women
Did you know?
Many mobile apps available at online app stores can access data that's not related to the purpose of the app.
Purdue Extension - Marion County is offering a new program to support beginning urban farmers, the Purdue Urban Farm Incubator.