Focus on The Palmetto State
May 2013 at 9:30 am - Focus on the Palmetto State
Nika White,VP of Diversity and Inclusion for the Greenville Chamber tells our viewers about numerous programs they have started this past year. One initiative encourages businesses to use the goods and services of minority and women-owned businesses. Their other programs include Diversity Leadership Pipeline and CAPACITY Goal Setters.
In segment two we meet Huaiying Kang, Executive Director and Beth Stanton, Program Officer with the Chinese Culture and Education Center. CCEC is a non-profit organization that has served as the resource for Chinese culture and education related programs and projects over the past 10 years. They strive to bridge the gap between the USA and China through cross cultural education, training and consultation programs for students, educators, private and public organizations. They are currently seeking elementary and secondary school teachers, college and university teachers to teach English to Chinese students and train Chinese teachers in many provinces and areas in China.
In segment three we met with Gene Conroy, Executive Director and James McKissick, Board Chairman of FAVOR Greenville. They are a volunteer based organization dedicated to providing assistance to individuals seeking recovery and to removing the stigma from substance use disorders. Their mission is to promote long-term recovery through education advocacy and support services, resulting in healthier individuals, families and communities.