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Stood in the Gap

Nov 11, 2021

Blake Behr grew up in a one-parent home. He knows how important it is for people to show up and show support for others. For Blake, one such person hit him with the cold, hard truth: were his problems the fault of others, or was some of it really on him?

That question changed his life trajectory. Now the President of

Oct 28, 2021

At the age of twelve, Bryan Brenner’s life turned upside down. Suddenly, his parents got divorced, the family filed for bankruptcy, and Bryan's father told him he had to be the man of the house. 

For Bryan, it was a lesson in how impactful words can be in a negative way, as that sentence filled him with a sense of...

Oct 14, 2021

“Help people because it’s the right thing to do.” 

It’s a simple concept that has served Tony Mason well. As CEO and President of the Indianapolis Urban League, a community outreach program dedicated to helping minorities achieve social and economic equality, Tony lives those words every day.

As Tony admits,...

Oct 7, 2021

Kelli Jones is the Co-founder and Co-CEO of Be Nimble Foundation, where the goal is to create a fully diverse and inclusive tech ecosystem. Kelli has been on the tech scene for years making her way to Be Nimble where she’s doing what she sees as her life’s work - putting money into the hands of black people to fix...

Sep 30, 2021

Eric Love is the Director of Staff Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Notre Dame, where he strives to create an environment in which people treat one another with dignity and respect, regardless of their views. 


Coming from a biracial and bicultural family Eric always felt like he belonged both nowhere and...