Telling the stories of business and culture in New Hampshire’s diverse communities
WHAT IS 603 DIVERSITY?
603 Diversity Magazine is dedicated to sharing the stories at the intersections of business and culture in New Hampshire’s diverse communities. Each issue will feature profiles of New Hampshire’s business and arts leaders, guide readers to the wealth of locally-owned businesses in the state and explore the long history of diverse contributions to New Hampshire’s development into one of the highly ranked states in the country across a range of categories, from business and economy, to health care and opportunity.
603 Diversity’s mission is to educate readers of all backgrounds about the exciting accomplishments and cultural contributions of the state’s diverse communities, as well as the challenges faced and support needed by those communities to continue to grow and thrive in the Granite State.
What’s inside this issue:
- Delicious winter dishes from NH chefs
- Profile: Chef Chris Viaud
- Celebrating NH’s Black Heritage Trail
- How to run for office in NH
- New England BIPOC Fest
- Essay: Supporting diversity in NH’s legislature
603 Diversity Writers, Contributors and Advisors
Carolina Valenti is a Colombian-born writer and finance professional. She has been a contributor for CNBC, CNN, El Diario NY and others on topics such as political elections, social issues, celebrities and culture.
Rony Camille is our regular cuisine reporter (among other journalistic skills) for 603 Diversity. Rony is a freelance journalist (and son of Haitian immigrants) based in Nashua.
Robert Cook is the managing editor of custom publications for Yankee Publishing New Hampshire Group and an award-winning journalist who has worked for several publications in New England for 30 years.
Beth Santos set out to change the landscape of travel for women worldwide by creating the first iteration of Wanderful – a travel blog aimed to explore the diverse and shared experiences of women sharing the world.
James McKim, who was involved in the original planning of 603 Diversity and has written essays for past issues, serves as managing partner of Organizational Ignition.
When we needed a single image to summarize the mission of this magazine, we went to a man who has long been telling complex stories with bold stokes of color and universal symbols.
Robert of Robert Ortiz Photography & Videography has photographed and filmed everything from local weddings and events to the native peoples of the Peruvian Amazon.
Coutney is a New Hampshire creative strategist, designer, life coach and radio show host.
Ernesto Burden, Editor and Publisher
Ernesto is the Vice President and Publisher for Yankee Publishing | New Hampshire Group
Jodie Hall, Production and Design
Jodie is the production manager for Yankee Publishing | New Hampshire Group
What’s inside the fourth issue (released September 2022):
- A Look at “My Disability Roadmap”
- Enliven Your Sense with Caribbean Food
- Meet WMUR Anchor Monica Hernandez
- The Dinah Whipple STEAM Academy
- Profile of Daniella Vidal Allee
What’s inside the third issue (released July 2022):
- Exploring purposefully with Outdoor Afro
- Internationally trained nursing making a difference in NH
- Conversations with Madear’s Robb Curry
- A new direction for Concord’s Kimball Jenkins
What’s inside the second issue (released in February 2022):
- Generating Connections: First generation Americans on the air and on the rise
- Cultures of Health: Healthcare equity means better results
- Holy Dishes: Specialty dishes from local chefs
- Calenar: How to celebrate Black History Month
- Seeking Freedom: From Communist China to the state of New Hampshire
What’s inside the first issue (released in October 2021):
- Promoting Positivity With Street Art in Nashua
- Innovation and Resilience: Uniting to Support Entrepreneurial Diversity
- Authentic Cuisine: The Vessel of Unity
- Growing Up Different in NH
- The Future of Diversity in NH
603 Diversity puts your advertising message in front of a well-educated, affluent and influential audience including members of the diversity community in New Hampshire. Ranging from your local community members to the state’s key decision-makers, readers are looking to embrace and build diversity in the 603.
The total reach of 603 Diversity is more than 75,000 New Hampshire readers including:
- Inserted in New Hampshire Magazine quarterly
- Inserted in NH Business Review quarterly
- Distributed to major state chambers of commerce
- Distributed as a digital edition by email to more than 40,000 readers statewide including members of the diversity community in NH
The following 603 Diversity underwriters provide a significant financial foundation for our mission: enabling us to provide representation to diverse communities and for diverse writers and photographers, ensuring the quality of journalistic storytelling and underwriting BIPOC-owned and other diverse business advertising in the publication at a fraction of the typical cost. We’re grateful for our underwriters’ commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in this magazine, their businesses, and their broader communities.
Do you have a story idea for a future issue of 603 Diversity? We’d love to hear about it!
To illustrate the mission of 603 Diversity, Seacoast artist Richard Haynes has provided one of his recent designs to accompany our publication’s motto for use as a logo. We are now selling this beautiful image on t-shirts and all proceeds will be donated to the Manchester Chapter of the NAACP.
Shirts are available in a variety of colors, men’s and women’s sizes, styles, so you can find one that’s perfect for you! Plus, you can put the image on sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, towels and much more.