The Freedom Riders: Another successful event! Thank you!!

We want to thank to everyone that came to our Event The Freedom Riders Their relevancy today. To our speakers, Dr. Ray Arsenault, Ellen Ziskind and Dr. Michael Jeffries. To our moderator Chief Judge Charles Williams. To the wonderful Booker High School Choir and all the volunteers that helped make this event a success. To...
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The Freedom Riders: Their Relevancy Today

   We are delighted to announce that The Freedom Riders: Their Relevancy Today is sold out! No more requests for seating will be accepted. ​Thanks to everyone for their support for this important event!   The Boxser Diversity Initiative presents a Free Event “The Freedom Riders: Their Relevancy Today,” on Thursday November 16th at 6:30pm at the New...
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MHI-Know No Bounds just completed successfully its summer program

Our partner, MHI-Know No Bounds just completed its summer program and what a success! Tech skills were learned and thanks to our Advisory Board Member, Chief Judge Charles Williams for presenting the award. Know No Bounds (MHI-KNB) Summer program of MHII is as a pilot project, which will become refined into a long term sustaining...
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MHI-KNB Summer Tech Sessions (STEAMH)

A recent alliance of collaboration including The Multicultural Health Institute (MHI), The Boxser Diversity Initiative, and others sponsored the Hackathon Initiative at New College of Florida in October 2016 l. The program was very successful, but despite its good intentions, minority students from undeserved areas of the community were a small representation of participants.  Know No Bounds...
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Strong Subjects/Strong Voices

This was the final program of our speaker series presented together with Project 180 and Boxser Diversity Initiative. Calvin Duncan, an innocent man, was incarcerated in a Louisiana​ prison​ for 28 years of a life sentence before being set free 6 years ago. His inspiring story, presented to a full house, tells his story of how...
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Strong Voices/Strong Subjects: Calvin Duncan

On Friday, June 2nd, 2017 Project 180 and The Boxser Diversity Initiative presents our keynote speaker, Calvin Duncan. He has a profoundly moving story to tell. Incarcerated for a crime he didn’t commit, Calvin Duncan lived, worked and gave back while imprisoned at one of the nation’s most notorious prisons, Louisiana State Prison at Angola.  In...
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Strong Voices/Strong Subjects

  On Friday, April 7, 2017 The Boxser Diversity Initiative and Project 180 present reentry expert Janeen Buck Willison, MSJ of the Urban Institute, Washington, DC. Ms. Buck Willison will discuss the social and psychological effects of imprisonment and how those effects can impact the reentry experience. Ms. Buck Willison’s address launches Project 180’s Strong...
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Free bussing to Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

On April 1st, the Embracing Our Differences Exhibit is at the Sarasota Bay Front.  This is a unique exhibit established by Embracing Our Differences, whose mission is:  “Through the transformative power of the Arts, we educate and inspire to create a better world. We envision a world that embraces diversity, respects differences and actively rejects hatred...
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Boxser Diversity Initiative to sponsor 80 Booker High Students

Florida Studio Theatre presents: Brownsville song (b-side for tray) Kimber Lee’s award-winning play based on real-life tragedy and loss, Brownsville Song is a beautiful and compelling tale that sheds light on the cycle of violence and the strength of families in Brooklyn’s inner city. This is a FLORIDA PREMIER!! The Boxser Diversity Initiative will sponsor...
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