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Uniting Bridges


Volume One

2021 Honorees

The individuals and organizations featured here have worked tirelessly to fight for a fairer future, to embody the work of justice, and to spread kindness and inclusivity in the Chippewa Valley community. These are innovators, creators, and leaders who foster challenging conversations, create and push for initiatives to improve inclusivity in the Chippewa Valley, and work to represent underrepresented communities and advocate for their voices to be heard.

David Carlson

David Carlson

founder of We Adapt, regional organizer for the ACLU, and social justice advocate

Pa Thao

Pa Thao

founder of Black and Brown Womyn Power Coalition, and first female director of the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association



recognized as Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes, Corporation of the Year for Supplier Diversity by NCMSDC, the 2021 Best Place for LGBTQ Equality by the 100% Corporate Equality Index, and many more accolades »


Pablo Group


Deborah Becker State Farm Insurance City of Eau Claire Eau Claire County

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