Nehemiah Blog

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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What I Want White Allies to Know Heading Into Thanksgiving

– Harry Hawkins –   As we approach Thanksgiving, I can’t help but think of family and what this time of year means to me. It’s a time to gather with friends and family, share some fantastic food and laughs. Since moving to Wisconsin five years ago, it took on another meaning as well. As…

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