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…
Diverse & Resilient Announces 2015 Leadership Awards
January 20, 2015
Diverse & Resilient has selected eight leaders as recipients of its 2015 LGBTQ leadership awards. The awardees are individuals and organizations who have demonstrated leadership in improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and…
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…
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…
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,…
D&R to Host Fire & Police Commission Public Meeting
July 7, 2014
On Thursday, July 10, Diverse & Resilient will host a public meeting for the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. This is the first time D&R has hosted the Commission, which holds its public meetings at…
It’s Not a Lifestyle – It’s Our Life
April 4, 2014
Published in the April 4 edition of the Wisconsin Gazette Think back to your first date. Was it at the movies, at a sporting event, or at a smoke-filled bar? Did your friends and…
Faith Communities Need to Fight Stigma, Lutheran Pastor Says
February 27, 2014
The Journal Sentinel covered a round table event sponsored by All Peoples Lutheran Church, the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA and Diverse & Resilient. The round table discussion was about how faith communities can work to reduce the spread of HIV infection through acceptance and education.
Diverse & Resilient Announces 2014 Leadership Awards
February 27, 2014
On Thursday, March 20 2014, 11 Wisconsin leaders will receive recognition awards from Diverse & Resilient at a celebration of the life of Bayard Rustin, African American civil rights leader and promoter of social justice and nonviolence. Among the award recipients are youth, allies, program staff, and organizations honored for their efforts on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Wisconsin.
Diverse & Resilient Launches Artist in Residence Program
February 10, 2014
Diverse & Resilient is partnering with the Mary Nohl Foundation to offer an artist in residence program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender participants in 2014. Visual artist Maureen Kane and improv theater group Playback Milwaukee Theatre will mentor participants in creating their own works of art to display publicly throughout the year.
All People’s Church Addresses HIV & the Role of the Faith Community
February 10, 2014
Reverend Steve Jerbi of All Peoples Church and Diverse & Resilient are hosting a special Black History Month event on February 23. Reverend Andrena Ingram will give guest sermons addressing HIV and the role of the faith community at 9 and 11 AM.
Everett L. Marshburn Honored with Bayard Rustin Award from Diverse & Resilient
January 31, 2014
Diverse & Resilient is pleased to honor television producer Everett L. Marshburn with the second-annual Bayard Rustin Leadership Award. Marshburn is the producer of Milwaukee Public Television’s Black Nouveau, an award-winning program that examines issues, culture, history, heritage, and challenges facing and affecting African Americans.
Family Reunion Celebrates Acceptance Journeys Campaign
November 23, 2013
Acceptance Journeys celebrated its one-year anniversary with a family reunion event at the Zilber School of Public Health. A group of Acceptance Journeys participants including Representative Sandy Pasch, Pastor Kenneth Wheeler, and many other community members, gathered to reunite and celebrate.