Posts by Nehemiah

Black History for a New Day

By Phil Haslanger They came from many different segments of the Madison area, from different generations, from different geographic places, most of them white, all of them interested in rooting themselves in a view of history that could help explain the present and change the future. About 150 people gathered each week during the Spring…

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We called for action, here is your prompt response:

Yesterday, we posted a Call for Action to write to UW officials about the racist costume and the UW’s response at Saturday’s football game. Thank you all for so promptly answering that call! We are posting your letters, with your permission. You can view them all here: http://nehemiah.org/justified-anger/letters-to-uw-madison/ ‎ If you sent a letter and…

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Rev. Dr. Alex Gee writes an open letter to UW-Madison

Please read Rev. Gee’s open letter to the UW about the racist Halloween costume at Saturday’s football game vs. Nebraska.  Please help up get the message to UW-Madison that this must be taken seriously by emailing or calling the Chancellor’s office and the Athletics office. You can email Chancellor Rebecca Blank at: chancellor@news.wisc.edu, and email Athletic…

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Jackie Hunt and Meadowood: Little Things, Big Results

by Phil Haslanger Often, connecting starts with little things. Finding the adults in the neighborhood who are trying to keep peace on the streets and then offering them support in their efforts. Helping a group of black women in the neighborhood and a group of white women at a church in the area figure out…

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What’s Happening with Justified Anger?

by Erika Monroe-Kane How have you been affected by race relations? This was the conversation starter that a crowd of over a hundred considered at the beginning of the Justified Anger Update on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The group of predominately white community members came to hear about the progress of the past year and…

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Come Celebrate With Us! Thursday, November 10

We invite you to join us for our annual update & celebration. We will reflect on an incredible year and you will hear stories of transformation and hope from Nehemiah staff and program participants.Our program will run from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, followed by a time to connect with our staff and board from 7:30 –…

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Justified Anger is hiring!

Justified Anger is hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Justified Anger leadership team in their work related to the “Our Madison Plan.” You will provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. This will include a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Click here to learn more and for info on…

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Justified Anger at the YWCA Racial Justice Summit

by Phil Haslanger When Patrick Yates and Karen Reece joined some 600 people at the YWCA’s Racial Justice Summit at the end of September, they were making one of those connections that help Justified Anger work with the wider community to move the needle on the racial disparities in the Madison area. Yates is the…

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Justified Anger is Hiring! New Position posted today

Justified Anger is hiring a full time staff member to head up our Family & Community Wellness Focus Area.  To apply, send your resume and cover letter with three references (one personal, two work-related) to justifiedanger@nehemiah.org.  Click here to download the position brochure with more information.   Overview   The Family & Community Wellness Focus Area Team Leader…

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Justified Anger is Hiring!

Justified Anger is hiring a full time staff member as Emerging Initiatives and Volunteer Coordinator.  To apply, send your resume and cover letter with three references (one personal, two work-related) to justifiedanger@nehemiah.org.  Click here to download the position brochure with more information.   Overview The Justified Anger Emerging Initiatives & Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for…

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