September 16, 2022

Lilada Gee’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Journey

You can help support Lilada Gee’s journey towards healing and wholeness from Stage 4 medestetic breast Cancer. These funds will only be used towards NON-covered by […]
September 14, 2022

Justified Anger’s Lean Into Allyship group organizes letter and advocacy in support of Black Women Artists

Justified Anger’s Lean Into Allyship sessions have recently been featuring advocacy around seeking justice for Rev. Lilada Gee and other Black artists involved in the Madison […]
August 18, 2022

A Journey into Jazz Expressions: A Playlist by Eli Steenlage

My time at Nehemiah has coincided with my exploration of Jazz. This playlist represents the expansive new directions of Jazz in the last few years that […]
August 4, 2022

Riffing on Pop-Punk and Emo with Tyler Nylen: A Playlist

For as long as I can remember, my favorite music has always been a very specific genre: pop-punk, emo music. Growing up with my pre-teen/teen years […]
July 8, 2022

Black Community Leadership In The Public School System: New Approaches with Ozanne Anderson and Lindsey Johnson

Nehemiah staff members Ozanne Anderson (Director of Youth Development and Education) and Lindsey Johnson (Director of Youth, Family, and Community Wellness), have had to be innovative […]
May 20, 2022

Felony Disenfranchisement and Voter Rights

Felony disenfranchisement is a policy that bars citizens from the ballot box based on criminal convictions. As of 2020, an estimated 5.17 million people were disenfranchised. […]
April 28, 2022

Becoming Family: What is your Nehemiah Story?

Andrea Dearlove’s Journey to Nehemiah The 2016 Facebook ad asked: Are you a white person who wants to lean in and learn more about Black history for […]
April 25, 2022

Going Backwards in a Forward State: Wisconsin’s Criminal Legal System is Regressing Rapidly

Wisconsin is known as a beautiful state, filled with bucolic prairies and woodlands, beautiful cities and farms, as well as a diverse population committed to improving […]
March 17, 2022

The Nehemiah Experience: A Journey of Growth

Interning at Nehemiah this semester was a fulfilling experience. I learned more about what it is like working in a multicultural environment with an organization that […]