2021 Danishes & Diversity
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2021 Danishes & Diversity

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Watch the video from September 13, 2021.



Dr. Joan Prince
Vice Chancellor Emerita of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
2021 United Way Campaign Co-chair

Diversity Leadership Society Update

Jasmine M. Johnson
Vice President of Sales at iHeartMedia
Diversity Leadership Society Co-chair

Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement Video

Equity Work at United Way: We Believe Video

Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement/Racial Equity Portfolio

DeVona Wright Cottrell
General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, GMR Marketing
Diversity Leadership Society Co-chair

2021 Funded Partners

Reginald Reed Jr 
Founder & CEO, Mindful Companies
Lindsay Blumer
President & CEO, WRTP | BIG STEP

What You Can Do

Samantha Maldonado
Senior Manager of Diversity & Inclusion, Kohl’s
Diversity Leadership Society Council member
Funded Partner Video: Literary Services

Closing Comments

Grady L. Crosby
Vice President Public Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson Controls
President, Johnson Controls Foundation
Diversity Leadership Society Co-chair

Thank You

2021 Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement Donation Match Sponsor



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Diversity Leadership Society

Join with a gift of $1,200 or more to Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement.


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Johnson Controls Diversity Business Match

New and increased corporate gifts from female, LGBTQ+, or minority -led businesses are tripled by Johnson Controls. Up to $5,000 per company for a total match of $100,000. The matching dollars will go to Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement.

Linda McFerrin Award

This annual award recognizes an upstanding African American leader in our local nonprofit community. The recipient of this award will be chosen by United Way’s Diversity Leadership Society and a $5,000 grant will be made to the organization they represent.


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Cream City Print Lounge Partnership

Support our minority business partner, Rachaad Howard, owner of Cream City Print Lounge. Now, through December 31, Cream City Print Lounge will donate $1 of their single item sales and 5% of their bulk order sales to our Reducing Barriers to Employment & Advancement initiative.


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