MLK Dream Weekend





Dreamers

Testimonials

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I thoroughly enjoyed my participation in the MLK Dream Weekend Diversity Banquet. The speaker for the event, Roland Martin, was an excellent choice. He issued a very important message and challenge to everyone in attendance to make a difference. The student scholarship recipients were truly outstanding scholars and citizens of their school and community. It… Read More

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Leon E. Wiles

Calder Ehrmann

calder-headerCalder Ehrmann is glad to be part of what the rest of the world calls “The American Experiment.” Inclusion, acceptance and equality for all minorities, on this level, is something that’s been pursued in America since the civil rights movement but has never been done before anywhere else. His efforts at The Riley Institute are aimed to ensure that our leadership in South Carolina keeps the experiment on track.

Hoping to solve the “intersections of diversities where the tensions occur,” Calder’s dream is to move South Carolina from where it is to where it could be. His focus is on the 80 percent of people he believes are open to change and growth.