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 […]
March 13, 2022

The Nehemiah Experience: Developing in a Healthy and Passionate Workplace

Upon returning to campus in late August, I was still coming to terms with entering the first semester of my sophomore year at the University of […]
March 10, 2022

The Nehemiah Experience: Contributing to the Vision

Although having been a part of the Nehemiah family for a short period of time, I have acquired an immense amount of knowledge on social issues […]
February 23, 2022

Decoding Culturally Responsive Education

Over the years, there have been varying levels of pushback concerning topics of race and politics in educational settings. State-level policy moves against Critical Race Theory […]