Posts by Nehemiah

Justified Anger is Hiring!

Justified Anger is hiring a full time staff member to head up our Education 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 Education Focus Area Team Leader for Justified Anger is…

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Play it Forward Madison!

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, April 9, 2016 at 2pm West High School, 30 Ash St in Madison Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students Purchase tickets online here: playitforwardbball.eventbrite.com Buy tickets at West…

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Call for longtime African American residents of Madison

The Wisconsin Historical Society wants to interview longtime African-American residents of Madison about their experiences here over the last twenty to forty years. They are seeking people over fifty who either grew up in Madison or moved here before 1995. They hope to document how life in Madison has changed for African Americans over the last few…

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TDS Telecom and Justified Anger Team Up for a Powerful Urban Impact Loaned Executive #mobilizemadison

For Immediate Release MADISON, Wis. (February 11, 2016) — Justified Anger, an African American-led, community-implemented initiative to reduce racial disparities in Dane County, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Yates as director of Program Growth and Community Engagement. Yates, a 23-year employee of TDS Telecom will split his time between TDS and Justified…

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What’s New in ‘Our Madison’ Focus Areas: Family and Community Wellness

Justified Anger – UW-Madison Community and Environmental Sociology Partnership This partnership ran in 2015. Karen Reece, interim project manager of Justified Anger, and Randy Stoecker, UW professor, worked with 19 students from the Community and Environmental Sociology capstone class to do research for each of the Justified Anger focus areas:  incarceration, family and community wellness,…

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What’s New in ‘Our Madison’ Focus Areas: Incarceration and Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Justified Anger – UW-Madison Community and Environmental Sociology Partnership This partnership ran in 2015. Karen Reece, interim project manager of Justified Anger, and Randy Stoecker, UW professor, worked with 19 students from the Community and Environmental Sociology capstone class to do research for each of the Justified Anger focus areas:  incarceration, family and community wellness,…

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Join us May 29: Celebrate “Our Madison”

Please join the Justified Anger Coalition on Friday, May 29 2015 from 6-8pm at the Alliant Energy Center for the unveiling of “Our Madison Plan.” The evening will include: Refreshments Live Music from Neo-soul Band, KinFolK Justified Anger Framework Roll-out Collaboration Opportunities A Call To Action This reception, celebration and assembling of allies will be a call…

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#JustifiedArt Public Reception TONIGHT, Friday, May 1

Don’t miss the public reception for the Justified Art! exhibit TONIGHT from 6-8pm in Gallery I at Overture Center for the Arts. The exhibit will be open through May 31. About Justified Art! (from their website): Justified Art! is a platform for visual artists to participate in the conversation inspired by “Justified Anger”, a Cap…

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Incarceration: Behind the Bench – by Robert Agnew

  Excerpt from “Voices From Inside: Wisconsin Prisoners Speak Out (pg.28)”- a project of WISDOM, January 2014. Click here for information about how to get a print copy.           This excerpt is noteworthy and deserves a reader’s attention for a few reasons. On the surface, you have a fair-minded judge speaking in favor of alternatives…

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The Economics of Hopelessness – by Ashley Robertson

As part of my job, I work with communities throughout the Midwest to redefine themselves and rebuild their economies. The most challenging cases are often small communities where major auto or manufacturing employers shut down plants causing the loss of thousands of jobs, sparking a mass exodus, leaving behind a fraction of the town’s dignity…

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