Greenville County Citizen Review Board

Foundation history

Since 2005 Beyond Differences has been one the most innovative grassroots organization in Greenville. Beyond Differences has been instrumental in creating community dialogue in the area of race relations youth intitiative and Public Safety. Beyond Differences with other  community partners created the Race Matters project  that addressed local perceptions about race. Beyond Differences along with the Greenville Hospital System created the Minority Health Summit. We develop youth who are critical thinkers. ethically grounded, community conscious, socially reasonable, and culturally adapted. Beyond Differences is the only organization in Greenville County that created a youth on  youth mentor model.

Guiding Principles

 We will always work to ensure that Beyond Differences’ Officers, Staff, and Employees work diligently in setting the tone of mutual respect to race and culture as we develop community relations  

 Beyond Differences’ Officers, Staff, and Employees are in the forefront of creating dialogues that embrace tolerance and acceptance of a cross-cultural community.  

 Beyond Differences’ Officers, Staff, and Employees will emphasize cultivating of youth leadership and involvement in all cross-culture events, programs, or projects for the community.  

Beyond Differences Officers, Staff, and Employees will assist, support, and promote all aspects of community cross-culture development. 

 Beyond Differences Officers, Staff, and Employees will work to assist, support, and promote all aspect of minority involvement in the total economic development of the community.   

Current Initiatives

Youth

  • Greenville Youth Cross Cultural Leadership Council
  • Our Radio
  • ACCESS
  • We Teach
  • STRYVE - Striving to reduce youth violence everywhere
  • Youth Summit

Justice

  • Race Matters
  • Book and Movie Symposiums
  • Public Safety 

Beyond Differences

  • Shared Knowledge Conference