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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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Black Nouveu Wins Three First Place Awards from National Association of Black Journalists

August 5, 2014

Milwaukee’s own Black Nouveau won three first place awards at the National Association for Black Journalists’ 2014 Salute To Excellence Awards. Two of the award-winning programs were produced by Everett L. Marshburn, recipient of…

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Ronnie Grace Honored with Milwaukee Community Journal Award

July 31, 2014

Ronnie Grace, Program Coordinator for Diverse & Resilient’s Counseling, Testing, and Referral program, is receiving an award from the Milwaukee Community Journal this weekend.  As part of their 38th anniversary and scholarship brunch this…

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Agency Leader Announces Plan to Retire

July 17, 2014

By Gary Hollander, PhD, President & CEO In 1995, OJ Simpson, Greg Louganis, and the Oklahoma City Federal Building were in the news. LGBTQ people were again blocked from marching in Boston’s St. Patrick’s…

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Celebrating Sarah Morgan

June 12, 2014

Morgan leaves legacy as Board Chair of Diverse & Resilient Diverse & Resilient celebrates the leadership of Sarah Morgan, who has served as Board Chair of the agency during a period of significant staff,…

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Marshburn Nominated for NABJ Awards

June 2, 2014

Everett L. Marshburn, Diverse & Resilient’s 2013 Bayard Rustin Leadership Award winner, has been nominated for two awards from the National Association of Black Journalists. Marshburn is the producer of Black Nouveau, the Milwaukee Public Television…

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Reviving the Dream Spotlights LGBTQ Leaders

March 21, 2014

See event photos on Facebook On Thursday night, nearly 300 guests celebrated the legacy of Bayard Rustin at the Reviving the Dream Celebration, held at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The event put a…

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Award Puts Everett Marshburn in the Spotlight

March 11, 2014

James Causey of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel covers the Bayard Rustin Leadership Award, presented to Everett L. Marshburn at the Reviving the Dream Celebration on March 20, 2014.

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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.

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2014 Leadership Conference Engages & Inspires

February 10, 2014

The 2014 Wisconsin LGBTQ Leadership Conference was a great success, with over 150 people from across the State of Wisconsin attending. We partnered with our good friends at Fair Wisconsin to host this third annual conference that brings together LGBTQ leaders and allies to learn, improve skills, network, and make change.

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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.

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