Diversity

Development News Erin Patrice is the creator and founder of The Breaking Bread Village.

Profile Q & A: Erin Patrice, MLK Drum Major Award


Feature Story “Every offender that we can get those convictions taken out of their criminal history is a huge advantage for them going out into the workplace.”

Midland County offers a “Clean Slate” to previous offenders


Feature Story “In Midland, we want people to understand and realize and know that everybody here belongs."

Neighboring Week promotes inclusive communities


Feature Story LGBTQIA+ survivors are welcome at Shelterhouse. Past experiences with bullying, lack of support from helping professionals, or trauma can make it especially difficult for LGBTQIA+ survivors to reach out for help.

Catalyst Community: Shelterhouse’s Intersections


Feature Story From left to right: Jenee Velasquez, Kathy Fuce-Hobohm, Lee Ann Keller, Rebecca Cox, Cathy Bott, Diane Postler-Slattery, Sue MacKellar, Sharon Miller

Catalyst Community: The Power of the Pod


Feature Story Jonathan Haynes is a founding member of Anti-Racist Midland. “We’re very excited to start the reckoning and the grappling so we can move forward as a community."

ARM strives for a more inclusive and equitable Midland


Feature Story Minority business owners are a powerful force. According to the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, minority business owners create half the new jobs in this country.

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community