Welcome! Thank you for the wonderful first celebration on October 5, National Diversity Day!
Our mission for this very important event is to highlight Valparaiso as a center for innovation! Here are some pictures to highlight the event.
Many thanks to the esteemed panelists:
Jeffrey Balon—Chief of Police, Valpo Police Dept.
Maggie Clifton—Dir. of Community Engagement, City of Valpo
Robert Cotton—City Councilman, City of Valpo
Angie Hampton—Dir. of Human Resources at Porter Hospital
Linda Hazelton—Former President, United for a Purpose
Gregg Hertzlieb—Curator and Dir. of V.U. Brauer Museum
Cicely Powell—Dir. of Culture and Student Services at VCS
Aco Sikoski—Campus President, Ivy Tech in Valpo
“Diversity : the art of thinking independently, together” -Malcolm Forbes
An understanding that every individual is unique, as well as recognizing and embracing our own individuality.
These differences include age, gender, career, race, education, ethnicity, language, physical ability, sexual orientation, hobbies, income, political standpoint, ideologies, personality and expression.
Time – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location – Porter County Community Foundation, 1401 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Co-hosted with Family & Youth Services of Valparaiso