Diversity Resources

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Please View the Following Websites Below for More Diversity Events and Initiatives At UNR:

Visit UNR's Calendar of Events for Diversity Events 
Visit UNR's Diversity Committees and Initiatives 
Visit the Center's Upcoming Diversity Events 

Please View the Following Website Below for Information on Diversity in Healthcare:

Visit EduMed.org

Please Review the Following List Below for Community Resources:

This Black Student Resource Guide was produced by KaPreace Young and Meseret Amabachew with the support of The Center, Every Student Every Story.

If you have any questions regarding the UNR Black Student Resource Guide,

you may contact KaPreace Young via email at kapreacey@nevada.unr.edu or Meseret Ambachew at mambachew@nevada.unr.edu

Black Community Resources:

Black Pastors and Churches

  • Pastor Glenn Taylor / 2400 W 7th Street
  • Pastor William Lyons / 1810 Helana Ave
  • Pastor Mitch Moore / 816 Holman Way
  • Pastor DeSean Horne / 1265 Montello Blvd

Reno, Black Owned Businesses

  • Audacity Hair / Alicia Epps / 51 South Wells Ave
  • Audacity Nails / Brianna Epps / 351 South Wells Ave
  • Finally Sherry's / Sherry Wade-Waters / 775-857-5981
  • M&Ms Southern Cafe / 520 Holman Drive / 775-356-1070
  • Onestar Photography / Tony Montgomery / onestar778@yahoo.com
  • labu's of Reno Barbershop / 233 S Sierra Street / 775-842-6460
  • Unbeweavable Beauty Supply / 2900 Clear Acre Ln / 775-324-0904
  • Waxing the City / 465 South Meadows Pkwy / 775-470-7770

Black Community Members, Leaders and Groups

  • Kemba Anderson / African American Employment Coordinator for the Bureau of Land Management / kemba28@gmail.com
  • Rickie Bailey II / Co-Owner of Etymology The Team (Music Distribution Label) / Minister in Training at Foundation Church / Black Alumni / rickiebmusic@yahoo.com
  • Ondra Berry / Board Member of No Opportunity Wasted, Inc. / Military Member of Nevada Air National Guard / Black Alumni / ondralberry@gmail.com 
  • Barbara Bolton / Wasted, Inc. / Member of Alpha Kappa AlphaSorority, Inc. / gboltonb@gmail.com
  • Kenneth Dalton / Our Story Inc. / ourstoryinc.org
  • Marsha Dupree / Past President of the Northern Nevada Black Cultural Awareness Society (NNBCAS) / Black Alumni / marshad@unr.edu
  • Sheena Harvey / Scholarship Committee Member at Second Baptist Church / Black Alumni / harvey.rose.sheena@gmail.com
  • Kia Johnson / Wellcare Behavior Health / Black Alumni / kiaj0775@gmail.com
  • Albert Lee / Chapter President of the Pi Beta Lambda of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. / Chapter President / renoalphas@gmail.com
  • Jody Lykes / Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. / Black Alumni / jlykes@unr.edu
  • Kyle McGee / Northern Nevada State Director of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. / kylemcgee@unr.edu
  • Marvell Phillips / Member of the Reno/Sparks Negro Business and Professional Womens Club, Inc. / queenhalo@charter.net
  • Nnedi Stephens / Reno/Sparks NAACP, Young Democrats of America, WashoeDEMS / nnedistephens@gmail.com
  • Devin Williams / Chapter President of the Rho Pi Sigma chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. / Black Alumni / devinw@nevada.unr.edu
  • KaPreace Young / Co-Founder of Shades of Queening Womens Empowerment Group / Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. / Black Alumni / shadeofqueening@gmail.com / kapreacey@nevada.unr.edu
  • Tiffany Young / Coordinator of Washoe County School District Equity and Diversity Department / President of the Northern Nevada Black Cultural Awareness Society (NNBCAS) / Consultant / Black Alumni / tyoung@washoeschools.net