Because of This House is a podcast brought to you by Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity. On the show, we explore and learn about the realities of housing in Rockford. We hear the stories of Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity homeowners, volunteers, and staff. We invite local experts to educate us on the many ways that housing impacts individual lives and entire communities. And ultimately, we invite you to engage in the work of affordable, fair, and equitable housing. Thank you for listening!

Episode 6: Courageous Pursuit of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Glasa Gottschalk Because of This House

Glasa Gottschalk, vice president of our board of directors and chair of the RAHFH diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) committee, was kind enough to sit down with us and discuss the importance of pursuing DEI on every level of our organization. We can't wait for you to hear this one– Glasa had such insightful wisdom and knowledge to share!  To get involved with Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity's DEI efforts (or in any other area of our organization), visit rockfordhabitat.org or contact us here: https://rockfordhabitat.org/contact-us/ Glasa mentioned that you can support Habitat while you shop, and that is 1000% true!! Visit https://rockfordhabitat.org/third-party-giving/ to learn more.  To keep up with Glasa, visit her website at https://www.gotogii.com/ or follow her on Instagram/ Facebook– just search Go To GII!
  1. Episode 6: Courageous Pursuit of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Glasa Gottschalk
  2. Episode 5: Rachel's Story – How Home Evolves With Us
  3. Episode 4: Keri Asevedo Shares Her Story, Vision, and Heart for Habitat
  4. Episode 3: Mayor McNamara Talks Community, Rebuilding, and Housing in Rockford
  5. Episode 2: A Discussion of Home and Family with Janessa

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