about us

 
About US

dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry and discrimination.

Since our founding in 1978, we have been successfully opposing bias, bigotry and discrimination wherever it occurs, including neighborhoods, schools, pulpits and workplaces throughout the region.

Our vision:
Challenging stereotypes. Celebrating differences. Creating justice.

Our mission:
To build a community dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry and all forms of discrimination.

OUR SERVICES
OUR PRINCIPLES

WE BELIEVE IN

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INCLUSION

We value the ideas, creativity and skills of people from diverse backgrounds.

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INTEGRITY

We are unafraid to challenge norms and will take a stand on issues that matter.

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JUSTICE

We work to build a community in which everyone is treated fairly and equally.

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Potential for Change

We work with people to open minds and hearts to new ways of interacting with others.

BOARD LEADERSHIP
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Barbara A. Johnson
Chair
Premier Health

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Ian Simpson
Treasurer
Messer Construction Co.

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Susan Cornett, Esq
Secretary
Thompson Hine, LLP

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Mark A. Heitkamp
Executive Committee
Committee CareSource

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Chris Hopper
Executive Committee
Skanska USA Building, Inc.

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Matthew S. Sliver
Executive Committee
Catapult Creative

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Brandon Artis
Soccer Shots Miami Valley

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Chandra Attiken
connex HR, LLC

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Matthew L. (Matt) Boaz
Wright State University

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Amanda Burke
Aerotek

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Nakia Lipscomb
LCNB National Bank

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Dr. Scott Markland
Sinclair Community College

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Melinda “Mimi” White
Montgomery County
Environmental Services

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Mary E. Tyler
Executive Director
NCCJ of Greater Dayton

 
 
SPONSORS AND FRIENDS OF THE ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP DINNER

Social Justice Champion

Premier Health

Equality Champions

CareSource Foundation
Catapult Creative
Dayton Power and Light Company
Morris Furniture Company, Inc.
Sinclair College
University of Dayton

Diversity Champions

Commuter Advertising
Dayton Business Journal
Economy Linen and Towel Service Inc.
Fifth Third Bank
Greater Dayton Regional Transit (RTA)
Houser Asphalt and Concrete
The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton
Kettering Health Network
LION
Messer Construction Company
Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
PNC Financial Services
Rose Family Philanthropic Fund
Thompson Hine, LLP

Inclusion Champions

Cox Media Group 
Dayton Children’s Hospital
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
Montgomery County
Montgomery County Sheriff Department
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
The Weissman Group

MAKING OUR COMMUNITY MORE INCLUSIVE IS NO EASY TASK

ARE YOU READY TO COLLABORATE WITH US?