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Let’s Talk DEI with Friends

Between a global pandemic, a reinvigorated social and racial justice movement, and a contentious presidential election, 2020 has been a year of historic change.  We brought Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leaders together recently for a virtual conversation about the current DEI environment.  Read on to hear from Bethany Hartley, our Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Diversity, Equity,…

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Episode Two: WE+YOU Regional Impact Series

Last week, we (the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership) launched the first episode of our “WE+YOU Regional Impact Series”, a six-part video-series developed to showcase the work of the Regional Partnership powered by many of you! Each episode highlights an initiative of the Regional Partnership and includes an overview provided by a committee co-chair…

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Rapid Recovery for a Better Future

RAPID RECOVERY FOR A BETTER FUTURE The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership announces the hosting of Rapid Recovery for a Better Future. The Rapid Recovery Campaign’s landing page will serve as a launchpad for Hoosiers seeking resources and support to secure education and training, skill and career coaching, and access to quality jobs.

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New Goshen College program aims to recruit minority teachers for Elkhart County districts

Editor’s Note: This article features a program being launched in one of counties the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership supports. If you have a program that is supporting the Diversity and Inclusion Committee’s goal of being in the top 20% of metro areas for minority income equality in Elkhart, Marshall or St. Joseph Counties…

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Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices: Gala Guests

Championing diversity and inclusion is a big undertaking, but it can start with a simple shift in our perspectives. With a slight change in behavior and a little intention, we can each make a positive diversity and inclusion impact. Have an extra ticket to a community event or upcoming fundraiser? It’s a perfect chance to…

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