The Focus of Our Efforts

Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, Cranberry Area Diversity Network is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our campaigns and programs. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by investing in a variety of progressive strategies. Learn more about our initiatives and get involved yourself.


Come Together


January 27, 2019 "Come Together"  Have you wondered about your neighbor or colleague’s religion and wanted to politely ask questions to learn about them and their family? This workshop is designed to foster understanding in the community and will feature representatives from the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic and Jewish beliefs.


Tackling Issues

  • January 23, 2018. Spotlight on Mental Health: Depression - Real Conversations & Effective Help, Tues., January 23, 2018

  • Resource Fair, Living Experience Panel, Understanding Adolescent Depression, Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorders

  • November 7, 2018. Highmark Caring Place, 10th anniversary of Children’s Grief Awareness Day. Special training: Children and Grief: If You’re Old Enough to Love, You’re Old Enough to Grieve".

  • November 7, 2018. Highmark Caring Place. In recognition of the 10th anniversary of Children’s Grief Awareness Day, Highmark Caring Place together with the Cranberry Area Diversity Network invites you to a special training: Children and Grief: If You’re Old Enough to Love, You’re Old Enough to Grieve". 


Spotlight Events

  • February 15, 2017. Spotlight on Mental Health - Suicide Awareness and Prevention. Suicide awareness and prevention was the topic of the Network’s Spotlight on Mental Health in the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA. Sponsors included the Cranberry Area Diversity Network, Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA, Butler County Suicide Awareness Task Force, the Seneca Valley School District, Cranberry Rotary Clubs, Cranberry Psychological Center, and Cranberry Township.

  • November 1, 2017. Abilities Expo - An Event for the Whole Community

  • Life in a conventional community presents unconventional challenges to people with special needs. They include physical, mental and emotional tests that many of their neighbors may not realize. This event showcased the talent, intelligence, hard work and love that these residents bring to Western Pennsylvania.  Special guests: Jon Kolb, Joe Grushecky, Dan McCoy. 

  • October 4, 2017. Spotlight on Mental Health - Understanding Grief and Loss. Dealing with the death of a family member, neighbor, co-worker or other close acquaintance is a challenge everyone faces sooner or later. But because the experience of loss is universal, those who are bereaved can learn ways of coping and draw comfort from one another.

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