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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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Staff & Board Members to be Honored at Legends Event

February 11, 2015

Diverse & Resilient staff and board members have been recognized by the Legends Recognition Event as Black LGBTQ leaders of note in Wisconsin. Staff members Ronnie Grace and James (Jazzy) Ford, and board member Velvet…

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Zinkgraf Joins D&R Board

February 3, 2015

We’re excited to welcome Todd Zinkgraf to the board of directors. Todd is the VP of Enterprise Solutions at Northwestern Mutual, focusing on technology, process improvement, and analytical solutions for the company. Todd also…

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Leadership Conference Promises to Inspire

February 2, 2015

Register today! Fair Wisconsin Education Fund and Diverse & Resilient will host the fourth annual Wisconsin LGBTQ Leadership Conference February 20-22 in Milwaukee. The conference is the only one of its kind in Wisconsin. Each…

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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…

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Artists Selected for Second Year of Residence Program

December 24, 2014

Diverse & Resilient’s Youth Advisory Board has selected two new artists for the Artist in Residence program for 2015. The two artists are Kim Loper and Nicole Acosta. Kim Loper’s project, which will begin in January…

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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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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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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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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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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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