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Diversity and Inclusion

Join Imagine Fox Cities Strive to Thrive Week

Posted on Aug 16, 2022, by

Imagine a Fox Cities where kids get off to a strong start in life; where we have an economy that works for everyone; where our public spaces connect us and all feel they belong. Now imagine a week dedicated to paving a path forward toward this vision. Strive to Thrive week is just that! From […]

How the STAR Initiative is changing lives

The STAR Initiative with the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley was created after a CHAT plunge focusing on the African American/Black experience in the Fox Cities.  Through dedication to community partnership and advocacy, STAR has worked with the Appleton Area School District to provide academic, social, and cultural support for Black middle […]

A Message From Curt: Reflection, Visioning and Assessment

During 2021, your Community Foundation’s board and staff members have been deeply involved in two consultant-led planning efforts including the creation of a new strategic direction that will guide our work into the future and a diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism assessment. Here are some insights into what we learned, what we envision, and actions […]

Reshaping the World By, For and With People with Disabilities

Posted on Dec 2, 2021, by

By Stephenie Mlodzik, Disability Rights Advocate and member of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD), a day that promotes awareness of disability issues and the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. This year’s theme is “Fighting for rights in the […]