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Diversity and Inclusion

We need to move beyond discussion to action

Yesterday, Derek Chauvin, a former Minnesota police officer, was found guilty of all three counts against him in the murder of George Floyd, a Black man. Floyd’s death last May, the protests and rallies that followed, and the ensuing trial inspired discussion about anti-Black racism and criminal justice reform in our country. Through our Diversity, […]

Support our Asian Communities

By Curt Detjen, president and CEO Last week, eight people were killed, including six women of Asian descent, in Atlanta. This tragic incident again brings the issue of racism to a broader light, and highlights how important it is we create a welcoming and accepting community for ALL. Much of the recent public conversations around […]

Curating diversity at the Trout Museum of Art

The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton spring exhibition, Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed. Where Contemporary Art and Diverse Perspectives Intersect, is open now through May 23. Sixty-one artists explore personal narrative, social justice, pop culture, socio-political commentary, and identity politics through art. By Ashley Acker, Marketing Manager, Trout Museum of Art Trout Museum of Art and […]

Voices of Youth: Appleton School District Celebrates Black History Month

By Kempton Freeman, Cultural Adviser, Appleton Area School Disctrict Thank you to the Community Foundation for this opportunity and for their continued support of the Appleton Area School District. My name is Kempton Freeman, Cultural Adviser and Black Student Advisor (BSU). I am part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Department and work alongside Dr. […]