Posts Tagged ‘alex gee’

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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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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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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Justified Anger Progress Report

Though things may have been quiet in the papers we have been hard at work. This has been a season of listening, planning, recruiting and organizing. I sense the community’s impatience at the speed of our progress; however, quick fixes to century-old issues never last. The communities most impacted by the devastating racial disparities are asking…

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