NEHEMIAH STORIES

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Short Video Stories

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Stories and Articles About People Involved

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Podcast Stories Featuring Staff and Allies

Year End Letter

Read a letter from Dr. Alex Gee about Nehemiah's 2019 year.

Testimonials

“I think your training of would-be allies is making a difference in [Madison education issues]. Before I might have thought “huh, that doesn’t seem right," but not felt like it was on me to speak up. Instead, I contacted the school board (as a lot of people have), the principal, anti-racist educators (who I met at the history class) and my kids about it.“

- History Class Participant

"I am not the same person who entered the program and the relationships I gained are invaluable...This program has allowed me to reflect on my mission and through each session, I have truly found my center.”

- Lariel Turner, JA Leadership Institute Graduate

STORIES TO WATCH

STORIES TO READ

We Have To Choose It

US African American History Course Participant and elementary school teacher, Megan Perry, shares her journey toward education and allyship.

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JA Leadership Institute Graduate Co-Chairs Diversity Conference

Lariel Turner discovers her unique identity as a leader and African American in the institute's supportive environment.

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An Encounter with Whiteness

Dantrell Cotton is a University of Wisconsin-Madison Master’s Graduate that reflects on his first interactions attending Harvard University.

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STORIES TO HEAR

Creating Inclusive Work Environments

Harry Hawkins, Nehemiah Executive Vice President, hosts a discussion on the Nehemiah's uniquely inclusive workplace.

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Bridging The Gap: Dispatches From Prison

Rebecca Barber, Nehemiah Housing Coordinator-Reentry Services, interviews a currently incarcerated individual in a Wisconsin prison about the conditions in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Race and Language In Our Schools

Harry Hawkins facilitates a timely round table about the n-word, race, and the language of oppression with school board members and educators.

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