Posts Tagged ‘justified anger’

Lesson 2: Equity in Education

Equity in Education Requires Changing Narratives, Sharing Power By Phil Haslanger   If you are going to have a conversation with Shahanna McKinney-Baldon about student achievement, you will learn quickly that simple words and simple answers will not get our schools very far in helping students achieve their highest potential.   McKinney-Baldon is no stranger…

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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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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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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!

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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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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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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