Nehemiah Blog

Can You Afford To Shortcut A Diverse Workplace?

What does it cost your organization if it doesn’t have a diverse, inclusive environment? How much money is lost as a result? How many employees and customers? What does it cost in recruiting expenses? Advertisement dollars? If your organization hasn’t answered this, beware. You might be approaching diversity and inclusion from a negative place. For…

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In The Mix with Nehemiah – April 2019 Recommendations

  Stay Connected “In The Mix with Nehemiah” is your new monthly source for staying connected to the culture of Nehemiah and Justified Anger. Get the inside scoop on what our staff, friends, and allies are into each month to help get a better perspective on issues of race, leadership, transformation, justice, and community. We hope that…

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Anthony Cooper Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award

Anthony Cooper Sr. is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Reentry Services for Nehemiah. Cooper creates and maintains relationships with employers, provides job development, oversees Nehemiah housing programs, and is involved with the Department of Corrections and Madison Police Department to help develop community relations. He provides court advocacy in Madison and surrounding counties.…

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Sage Wisdom: 12 Things I Learned From My Grandmother

One critical thing we are missing in our culture is the presence of wise sages. Sages are those who are able to take their experience and wisdom and share it with others. My grandma was one of those wise sages, and I wanted to share 12 things I learned from her on this latest episode…

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Creating Inclusive Work Environments

As the demographics of the U.S. change, many organizations are working to adjust their approach to workplace culture and equity for their employees.  Harry Hawkins guest hosts this insightful episode of A Public Affair on WORT 89.9. Guests Lindsey Johnson and Marie Stolzenburg of Nehemiah have an honest conversation with Harry Hawkins about multiculturalism in the workplace and…

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