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HIRING: Part-Time Development Officer


Put your skills to work and help the Diversity Council achieve our vision of an inclusive community. Position Announcement. Job Description. Apply by December 5. Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to kayh@diversitycouncil.org.



Diversity Council Awarded Second Ardee


Ardee AwardThe Diversity Council and Rochester Civic Theatre were honored for Arts Collaboration at the second annual Ardee Awards, Rochester's awards for excellence in the arts. The two organizations were honored for our partnership in organizing the annual Celebration of Diversity and Inclusivity, a series of events each winter featuring artists and musicians of color or addressing topics relevant to diversity. Past events have included drama, photo exhibits, jazz and blues concerts, poetry slams, a youth poetry contest, films, and the popular Women on Wednesdays dinner discussions.


The Diversity Council also won the inaugural Ardee Award for Arts Collaboration in 2013 for our partnership with Rochester Art Center in hosting the multimedia event titled "Question Bridge," which explored the perspectives of black men in America.



Give to the Max on November 13


Give to the Max DayIt's the Great Minnesota Give Together! Each year this statewide philanthropy raises millions of dollars to feed the hungry, house the homeless, stage the arts, and strengthen our communities. This year we hope you'll consider a gift to the Diversity Council on Give to the Max Day and help us build an inclusive and equitable community. Click the logo at left to donate.


Each hour during November 13, two lucky donors will receive a Golden Ticket that adds $1,000 to their gift! Are you a night owl? Donate while everyone else is sleeping for a better chance at winning a Golden Ticket!