By Harry Hawkins Transformations are happening all around us. The winter grays are disappearing, replaced by the blues of springs. The grass shakes off the dull brown of winter in exchange for vibrant greens. The same type of life changing transformations is happening with our students through the leadership of Ozanne Anderson in our ACE […]
By Harry Hawkins
Can a moment change your life? That was the topic of conversation as I spoke with Anthony Cooper, Director of Re-entry for Nehemiah, and a facilitator of the program. They talked about a young man named James*, a participant in the Man-Up Program. The men of the group meet every Tuesday and Thursday and have a chance to unpack negative emotions, receive encouragement, and instruction on how to reclaim their life.
It was during one of these sessions that Anthony Cooper said “James experienced a moment. It defined the reversal of his life and his approach to living”.
Nehemiah’s ACE Program (Academic Center for Excellence) is preparing for Summer of 2017. There are a number of employment opportunities available on our employment page. The camp runs seven weeks in July and August. Nehemiah’s Vision: Engaging the greater Madison community to empower African American individuals, families and communities to bring about hope, transformation, and […]
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 […]
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 […]