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.

603 Diversity will launch its first issue in October 2021.

What’s inside this issue:

  • 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 Writers, Contributors and Advisors

Feature Writers

Carolina Valenti
Carolina
is a Colombian-born writer and finance professional. She has been a contributor for CNBC, CNN, MamasLatinas, and El Diario NY, among others. 

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

Constance Cherise 
Constance is a three-time winner of NH Press Association awards for her freelance arts/entertainment reporting.

Nour Habib
Nour is an experienced journalist currently covering issues surrounding race and equity in New Hampshire.

Essayists

Photographer

Calendar Editor

James McKim
James is president of the Manchester, NH branch of the NAACP and managing partner for consultant group Organizational Ignition.

Deo Mwano
Deo of Deo Mwano Consultancy designs services, initiatives, campaigns, programs and products for businesses, schools and nonprofits with a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) focus

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 Manager
Jodie is the production manager for McLean Communications
Contact Jodie

Connie McCullion, Sales Executive
Connie is a sales executive for McLean Communications
Contact Connie

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

Connie McCullion, Special Project Sales Representative
cmccullion@nhbr.com

Kimberly Lencki, Group Advertising Sales Director
klencki@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 in this premiere issue. We are preparing to print a limited number of fine-art-quality T-shirts with Haynes’ design and selling them to raise funds for the Manchester Chapter of the NAACP. To reserve one, please fill out the form below and we’ll let you know when they’re ready for purchase.

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