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Program Update: Healthy Girls

December 11, 2014

Our new program year for the Healthy Girls program has kicked-off to a great start! We’ve developed some amazing partnerships in Milwaukee’s public schools and worked closely with community members who are championing and…

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Black Nouveau Features D&R Staff on World AIDS Day

December 3, 2014

Milwaukee Public TV’s program Black Nouveau featured D&R’s HIV testing coordinator, Ronnie Grace, and former testing specialist Chris Lee on last week’s program in honor of World AIDS Day. Grace and Lee talked about their…

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MAC AIDS Fund Releases Film to Raise Awareness of HIV/AIDS

December 1, 2014

Over the past year and a half, MAC AIDS Fund has worked with documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks, to make a film about HIV/AIDS to inspire young people to take action. The three brave young…

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D&R Wins Miracle on Canal Street Drawing

November 10, 2014

Last week we got the exciting news that D&R will be one of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Miracle on Canal Street nonprofits in 2015. We were accepted into the program earlier this summer and…

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Board Pledges $117,000 to Fulfilling the Dream Campaign

November 7, 2014

The Board of Directors of Diverse & Resilient has pledged $117,000 to a new campaign to support the agency during its executive transition. Founding President & CEO Gary Hollander will leave his position in July…

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Food Drive Supports Youth & Adult Programs

November 7, 2014

We’re excited to announce that staff members at United Way of Greater Milwaukee has chosen Diverse & Resilient to be the recipient of food collected through their staff food drive.  The food drive will run…

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Healthy Girls Makes an Impact at Golda Meir School

November 7, 2014

In October Diverse & Resilient delivered its first program at Golda Meir school. The Healthy Girls – Making Proud Choices evidence-based sexual health program for teen girls was delivered to 22 girls in 8th…

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Northwestern Mutual Hears Stories of Acceptance

November 7, 2014

We’re excited to be partnering with Northwestern Mutual on Acceptance Journeys, a program that works to increase love, acceptance, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Northwestern Mutual invited us to present…

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D&R in the Running for Miracle on Canal Street

October 15, 2014

Miracle on Canal Street is Potawatomi’s signature community program that raises funds for children’s and youth charities – and Diverse & Resilient is in the running to be a beneficiary. Miracle has raised more than…

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Hanging Out with Tim Gunn

October 14, 2014

On Saturday, D&R youth program participants had a chance to meet and talk with Tim Gunn, star of the hit TV show Project Runway. Tim talked about his experiences growing up and coming out,…

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414ALL Unwraps Condoms for Art

September 10, 2014

Last week, the 414ALL Condom Campaign hosted its first Condom Unwrap Party, unwrapping over 17,000 expired condoms that will be used in artworks to raise awareness of HIV prevention. The work will be displayed as part…

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Gary Hollander Named One of HuffPost’s 50 Over 50

August 9, 2014

Diverse & Resilient CEO Gary Hollander was named one of Huffington Post’s 2014 50 over 50 honorees in the category of Giving Back. Gary Hollander spent three decades working as a public school teacher,…

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