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November 17: Sixteenth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards, Gunter Theatre, Peace Center, Greenville, SC. Click here to register for this event.



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DLI VIRTUAL CLASS MEETING DATES (for Spring classes ) FALL 2020
 

VIRTUAL: Upstate Spring 2020 Class Meeting Dates that will meet in the fall 

VIRTUAL: Midlands Spring 2020 Class Meeting Dates that will meet in the fall
 



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RILEY FELLOW AND COMMUNITY ACTION PROJECT UPDATES

Catch up on DLI alums’ professional achievements and honors, and get community action project updates! Click on the image. 


 

UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
 

Riley Fellows: if you have changed your contact or work information, please take a moment to complete this form. Please only complete those fields that have changed. Thank you!
 



 

SPOTLIGHT


DLI Classes Spring 2020 Classes Reconvene in the Fall
 

Given the spike in Covid-19 infections across the state, the uncertainty over school openings which affects participants with children, and for the safety of all, the Spring 2020 Upstate and Midlands classes will be completed virtually. See VIRTUAL Class Meetings schedule in the right hand column.



Frontline Fellows: Q&A with SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett


Committed to progress in South Carolina, fellows of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) seek to develop real solutions for real social issues. As the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the way we live, these state leaders are quickly adapting the ways they support the communities they serve. We’re shining the spotlight on their exemplary leadership during this unprecedented time in our new Frontline Fellows series.

In this interview, we speak with SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett. In the early days of the pandemic, the Riley Fellow (Midlands, Spring 2019) and his staff at the public broadcasting network worked quickly to air curriculum-based programs that supplement at-home learning. Since that time, COVID-19 has continued to crystallize the need to make content accessible for students who lack internet access, and SCETV is leading the charge with the pilot of its datacasting technology. Read More

See all Frontline Fellows interviews

Read more about recent DLI Riley Fellows and upcoming events