A Rescue Plan That’s Saving Black Businesses

A Rescue Plan That’s Saving Black Businesses

The vendors at MELANnaire Marketplace, created by Nachand Trabue, sell a variety of products, from handcrafted jewelry, skincare products and clothing to fresh goods and cafe foods. This month the marketplace will be open Saturday, October 9, at 4th Street Live! and...
Changing the Face of the Workplace

Changing the Face of the Workplace

Mayari Castañeda has worked for WireCrafters as a welder since December 2017. The 2020 Census has shown that the United States is becoming increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. People of color now make up 43 percent of the total population. Of course,...
Let Your Voice Be Heard

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Lisa Zangari, executive coach and vice president of Leadership Louisville Center, shares about the Find Your Voice & Kick Some Glass workshops, created by Leadership Louisville. For some women, speaking up in work meetings can be uncomfortable, but the Find...
Crystal Wilkinson, A Voice to be Heard

Crystal Wilkinson, A Voice to be Heard

“I see myself as a role model, or at least a symbol for young women across the state, particularly young women of color in thinking about what they want to do in terms of writing but also anything they want to do. I hope there’ll be some young women motivated by...
Artisan Courtney: Beautiful Tastes

Artisan Courtney: Beautiful Tastes

“…I took an aptitude test, and it said I should be a mechanic or carpenter. Now I get it. I make things,” says Courtney Yopp Norris. From the palette to the palate, Courtney Yopp Norris’ creations are multi-sensory. Not only is her art appealing to...