Posts by Nehemiah

Stand With Us (Video)

Alex Gee, Nehemiah

I want to thank you for your support by sharing a story with you, and a few words in the video (bottom of page). Fatherlessness was stifling Marcus. This 7th grade student often found himself trapped between pain and anger – both of which resulted in him shutting down emotionally and doubting himself. This kind…

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We’d Like to Have You Over for Breakfast.

Because we’d love to tell you about two Nehemiah initiatives that are making a difference in Madison. Help us work for hope, transformation, and justice. Learn about Nehemiah’s K-12 Initiatives on Thursday May 7 over breakfast. Learn about Nehemiah’s Reentry Initiatives on Tuesday May 12 over breakfast. Nehemiah’s K-12 Initiatives (May 7 Breakfast – RSVP Online Now) Helping…

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Reentry of Ex-Offenders in Madison

Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development has a 25 year commitment to our Madison community – especially serving children, the disenfranchised, and those on the margins. Our program areas include academic and personal development for K-12 students, neighborhood chaplaincy, and extensive reentry services. We are concerned for the well-being and whole-health of individuals and communities…

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Play It Forward

Nehemiah Presents: Play it Forward: Building Futures One Game at a Time Don’t miss this epic basketball game featuring: Madison Police vs. Madison High School B-Ballers Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 1-3pm West High School, 30 Ash St in Madison Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students Purchase tickets online here: playitforwardmadison.eventbrite.com Buy tickets at West…

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A Few Nehemiah Stories

Enjoy this video from our November “Partners of Hope” celebration event (with special thanks to the volunteer video efforts from Glenn Griffin and Amy Hu). Here are a few stories from Nehemiah.

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Relationship Matters More

By Jesse Rhodes It has been an incredible opportunity to lead the Light program this year. As the director some of my favorite memories were watching College Students and young adults work one-on-one with students in the High Schools – coaching, teaching, mentoring, and doing life together. Interns and volunteers worked hard to build connections…

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New Nehemiah Website!

For months, many worker bees have been toiling away on a new website for Nehemiah.org, and this is it! Kick the tires! Explore the site, learn more about Nehemiah, familiarize yourself with the many programs and special initiatives like Justified Anger and Urban Impact. Give us your feedback about the website or any Nehemiah programs.…

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Justified Anger

This article originally appeared in the Cap Times. The Rev. Alex Gee of Madison is pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church and founder/CEO of the nonprofit Nehemiah Center of Urban Leadership. I had just finished my presentation about the mass incarceration of African-American men to a Downtown Rotary luncheon when a woman from the audience…

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