Summer is HERE! We’re headed outside!

Every summer, The Connect 757 hosts a Summer Outdoor Adventure Series and this year is no different. The Summer Outdoor Adventure series allows you step outside of your comfort zone with other black professionals in Hampton Roads. In the past, we’ve been horseback riding, paddle-boarding, ziplining, hiking and usually throw a kickball game or two …

February Dynamic Dialogues Recap: Celebrating and Discussing Diversity of Blackness

Diversity of Blackness was a part of The Connect 757’s Dynamic Dialogues series held at Montego Island Grill in Virginia Beach that allowed panelist from various backgrounds to discuss topics including Struggles & Stigmas, Background and Upbringing, and Leadership & Workplace. Each panelist was a different ethnicity so guest were able to learn the differences and similarities between various cultures within the black community.

The Melanated Cabin Retreat Weekend Recap

The #MelanatedCabinRetreat was the start of an annual retreat to bring some melanin to the mountains. We had an amazing time at our first #MelanatedCabinRetreat hosted at Massanutten Resort in McGaheysville, Virginia – just about 3.5 hours from Virginia Beach, Virginia. We were able to secure a cabin that would accomodate our large party, 16 …