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Diverse & Resilient Mourns the Homicide of Andrew Nesbitt in Madison, Wisconsin

March 30, 2017

Diverse & Resilient is heartbroken to learn of the homicide of Andrew (Drew) Nesbitt in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday, March 27, 2017. “As an advocate for LGBTQ individuals who are victims of violence, I…

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Share Your Heart!

November 1, 2016

Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s community program that raises funds for children’s charities, and Diverse & Resilient is in the running to be a beneficiary. Heart of Canal Street has…

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Welcoming Lorenzo Scott

October 20, 2016

Diverse & Resilient is excited to welcome Lorenzo Anthony S. to our staff!  During the past five years, Lorenzo has been dedicated to social services as a primary contact for those seeking economic support…

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Welcoming Me’Donna Carothers

September 1, 2016

Diverse & Resilient is excited to welcome Me’Donna Carothers to the staff as the new Healthy Girls coordinator!  From Racine, WI, Me’Donna has been working with youth for about ten years, and she was…

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Welcoming Kathy Flores

July 11, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Kathy Flores will be joining D&R to coordinate our two statewide intimate partner violence (IPV) programs.  Kathy is currently the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator for the City of…

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Welcoming Gerry Howze & Everett Marshburn

May 12, 2016

We are happy to announce two new D&R board members: Gerry Howze, Executive Director at PEARLS for Teen Girls, and Everett Marshburn, Senior Producer of Black Nouveau at Milwaukee Public Television.  Welcome, Gerry and…

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Diverse & Resilient Announces 2016 Leadership Awards

January 25, 2016

Diverse & Resilient has selected five leaders as recipients of its 2016 LGBTQ leadership awards.  These individuals and organizations have demonstrated leadership in improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender…

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Donate & Double Your Impact!

December 22, 2015

Make a donation by December 31, and your new or increased gift will be doubled up to $5,000, thanks to a generous donor. By Gerry Coon, PhD, President & CEO As we prepare to end…

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Remembering Diane Pollard

December 17, 2015

It is with great sadness we report that Diane Pollard, a longtime Diverse & Resilient board member, recently passed away.  Diane was a retired UW – Milwaukee professor and a great advocate for the…

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A Message from Gerry Coon (December 2015)

December 1, 2015

By Gerry Coon, PhD, President & CEO December will mark the start of my fifth month at Diverse & Resilient, and I am happy to report that, despite some challenges, we are doing well!…

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Introducing Gerry Coon

August 6, 2015

By Gerry Coon, PhD, President & CEO It is an honor to begin serving as the new President & CEO of Diverse & Resilient, an agency I have long admired.  I pursued this position…

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Season of Appreciation

July 21, 2015

By Gary Hollander, PhD, President & CEO The past several months have been dubbed Season of Appreciation for me at Diverse & Resilient.  One or more times a week I am taken to lunch or…

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