Become an Ally
by helping build a community where everyone belongs and thrives.
Listen & Learn
Live it Out
It starts by choosing to lean in.
Let us know you’re ready to lean in and join us in building a more welcoming and inclusive community. Get updates by email and follow us on social media.
Get email updates on how we’re working in our community and how you can help.
The next step is committing to listen and learn.
Move toward real understanding and connection by committing to listening well. We cannot overemphasize the importance of listening.
Listen with a desire to understand and learn more about others’ differing beliefs and opinions.
Question your assumptions and suspend judgment so you can hear different perspectives.
Be okay with feeling uncomfortable when encountering people with different backgrounds, cultures, and values.
Engage by valuing and honoring others’ viewpoints and experiences.
Stretch your understanding and perspective
Embrace a spirit of curiosity, empathy, and understanding.
Attend cross-cultural plays, movies and events.
Read blogs, articles, and books from diverse authors
Attend Noblesville Diversity Coalition Events.
Subscribe to a variety of news sources and fact check.
Visit cultural and historical sites within your city and state.
Lastly, live it out
Change happens when we live it out.
Communicate in ways that draw attention toward understanding and away from division.
Think about what you are reading, hearing, and saying. How are individuals and groups of people being characterized?
Invite a friend or two to learn together
Volunteer and invite friends to join you at NDC events
Contribute to the mission of NDC by making a financial donation
Though small in their own way, all these efforts are needed to help Noblesville become a more welcoming and inclusive community. The work is not easy; results will not occur overnight. It takes patience, perseverance, and courage.
We believe, together, we can bring about lasting change.
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