Ideastream Public Media and Evergreen Podcasts Team Up to Address Poor Livability Metrics for Black Women Through New Podcast: Living for We

Ideastream Public Media (Ideastream) and Evergreen Podcasts (Evergreen) are proud to announce the launch of Living for We, a new bi-weekly journalistic podcast series surrounding the health and wellness Black women face in Northeast Ohio. The podcast, hosted by Ideastream’s Marlene Harris-Taylor, is part of Connecting the Dots between Race and Health, an ongoing Ideastream … Read more

Returning Youth Initiative Partners With Reentry Curriculum Company for Holistic Impact

 Young adult success and equity advocate Dr. Surajit Khanna has announced his national initiative’s collaboration with Nashville based reentry curriculum and program development company The DREAM Initiative, Inc., and its related non-profit organization The DREAM Foundation, Inc. Dr. Surajit Khanna’s Returning Youth Initiative works to positively impact young adults recently released from correctional facilities and … Read more

New Groundbreaking Research Study Released About Women of Color in Business by Authors/Harvard Business School Alumnae

Bonita C. Stewart and Jacqueline Adams, trailblazing business leaders, co-authors, and Harvard Business School alumnae, announced today, with The Executive Leadership Council, the release of their 2020 Women of Color in Business: Cross-Generational Survey©. The new survey is an evolution from their 2019 survey which was included in their book, A BLESSING: Women of Color Teaming … Read more

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to Keynote National Black Men in Leadership Summit

The Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) presents the National Black Men in Leadership Summit taking place on Tuesday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. The event, in partnership with the National Diversity Council (NDC) and the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE), will focus on the theme “Advancing Black Male Leaders: … Read more

CARE Awarded $250,000 Research Grant by Petsmart Charities®; Work Will Focus on DEI Issues Within Animal Welfare Industry

Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) was awarded a $250,000 research grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. Funding will support a year-long program that will provide research and analysis to address the lack of representation of people of color and other marginalized groups within the animal … Read more

National Diversity Council Launches Multi-State Virtual DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) Certification Program

In 2015, National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ program graduated its inaugural class of 23 Certified Diversity Professionals (CDPs) and to date, have graduated over 700. This year, the DiversityFIRST™ Certified Diversity Professionals (CDP) program will be offered virtually in 24 cities across the United States: Click here for additional dates and a virtual location nearest you: … Read more

First Three Winners of Fairwinds Scholarship to the Turing School of Software and Design Scholarship Announced

Fairwinds, which provides Kubernetes configuration validation software backed by a suite of services and open source tooling, continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion programs by awarding the first three of six scholarships to the Turing School of Software and Design. The scholarships are designed to help students who identify as Black, Indigenous and People … Read more

New Hallo Report Finds Just 40 Black Founders Raised Venture Capital in Q4 2020

Diversity recruiting platform Hallo has published the findings from their latest research report — Black Founder Funding Q4 2020.  This is Hallo’s second quarterly report in their Black Founder Funding series which aims to track the funding raised by startups led by Black founders.  Last year, as nationwide protests against racial injustice began, many venture … Read more