In a letter to all law enforcement and local government officials in the Adirondack region, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI) announced its Community Policing Initiative, designed to help local law enforcement meet the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) requirements of Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 203: New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative. [Read more…] about Adirondack Diversity Initiative Offers Policing Program
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Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve has awarded Nicole “Nicky”’ Hylton-Patterson, the executive director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative, their 2020 Wild Stewardship Award in recognition of her initiating and elevating difficult conversations about race, shared power, and influence in the Adirondack region over the past year. [Read more…] about Adirondack Diversity Director Receives Stewardship Award
North Country Community College, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative and the Adirondack North Country Association are collaborating to present a series of timely and necessary online programs that shine light on Black History in the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Adirondack Black History Virtual Programs In August
Thousands have gathered for peaceful protests across Northern New York in recent weeks, as people and communities seek ways to engage in the broader national movement for racial justice.
In response, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI), in partnership with the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), will host a series of virtual “Listen-in” and “Teach-in” sessions focused on mobilizing the community on issues of racial equity and transformational justice in America. [Read more…] about Adirondack Anti-racism Online “Listen-in” Series