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:

  • 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

 

603 Diversity Writers, Contributors and Advisors

Feature Writers

Yasamin Safarzadeh
Yasamin is an artist, advocate, coordinator and educator.

Rony Camille
Rony is the son of Haitian immigrants and a freelance journalist based in Nashua.

Carolina Valenti
Carolina is a Colombian-born writer and finance professional.

Emily Heidt
Emily is the Associate Editor for
New Hampshire Magazine and Bride.

Contributors

Photographer

Calendar Editor

Chaya Harris
Chaya is a writer, adventurer and director of Outdoor Afro.

Richard Haynes
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 Ortiz
Robert of Robert Ortiz Photography & Videography has photographed and filmed everything from local weddings and events to the native peoples of the Peruvian Amazon.

Courtney Daniel
Coutney is a New Hampshire creative strategist, designer, life coach and radio show host.

603 Diversity Editorial, Sales and Production

Ernesto Burden, Editor and Publisher
Ernesto is the Vice President and Publisher for McLean Communications
Contact Ernesto

Rick Broussard, Managing Editor
Rick is the editor for New Hampshire Magazine
Contact Rick

Jodie Hall, Production and Design
Jodie is the production manager for McLean Communications
Contact Jodie

John Ryan, Sales and Marketing
John Ryan is a sales executive for 603 Diversity and NH Business Review
Contact John

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

 

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

 

First Issue Launch Party

Photos by Tom Miller

Advertising Opportunities

Audience

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.

Distribution

​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

Contact Us For More Information

Ernesto Burden, Publisher
eburden@mcleancommunications.com

 

John Ryan, Sales Executive
jryan@mcleancommunications.com

Underwriters Rock!

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.

Story ideas

Do you have a story idea for a future issue of 603 Diversity? We’d love to hear about it!

A Mission on the Rise

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.