Posts Tagged ‘nehemiah’

Endings and Beginnings

By Harry Hawkins The end of the school year means different things to different people. For kids, the promise of summer often leads to emotional countdowns and dreams of playing in the sun. For teachers, it is a time for rest and a time to reenergize. Recently, a child from our ACE program, told Ozanne…

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Generosity

By Harry Hawkins Small things can have a significant impact. Think about the last time you had a splinter in your finger or an eyelash that you couldn’t remove quickly from your eye. Thankfully, generosity works the same way. A small act for some can make a huge impact for others. The Allied and Meadowood…

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Butterfly

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…

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Frozen In Time

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…

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Looking for a Better Summer Job?

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…

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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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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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