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Re-Entry Lunch & Learns:

This monthly lunch-time discussion, hosted by Nehemiah’s Reentry Coordinator Aaron Hicks, shines a light on the legal justice system in ways that the general public rarely if ever sees. Topics have included reducing the prison population, parental rights, and understanding the expungement process.  Be sure to sign up for the Nehemiah newsletter to receive notifications about these unique learning opportunities or visit our Events page.

White and Wondering:

Are you a “would-be ally”? Whether you have taken the Justified Anger Black History for a New Day course or are simply ready to go deeper, White & Wondering will be a great opportunity for you to discuss your allyship journey.

The third Thursday of every month is a time for non-Black allies to come together to work out the messy anti-racism journey. Learn more and visit our Events page for up-to-date information.


Black History for a New Day: A Justified Anger Course A nine-week course that facilitates understanding of how the African-American experience has shaped the world we all live in, and how allies can find roles supporting racial justice today. 

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Racial Equity Mobilizer: a guide with a wealth of information and resources for wherever you are on your anti-racism path.

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Lean Into Allyship series: Ally conversations with Dr. Alex Gee, Rev. Lilada Gee and other leaders around the call to educate, donate, and affiliate in the equity journey.

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Dr. Alex Gee’s Genealogy series: Dr. Alex Gee discusses the just-released documentary, Justified Journey which follows the story of Dr. Gee’s discovery of his ancestry. Just as the [Gee]nealogy podcast series exposed the shocking history of the Gee family, including slavery, slave owners, and family secrets now revealed for the first time. This interview will give you the behind-the-scenes look at the year’s long path to the screen of this documentary.

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A podcast that invites you to experience the world through the perspective of one Black man, one conversation, one story, or even one rant at a time. Listen to seven seasons of conversations and insights from Dr. Alex Gee.


Justified Anger, an initiative of Nehemiah, brings you stories and conversations from staff and the community that inspire, educate, and engage toward justice action. The goal is to eliminate racial disparities by provoking moral conscience and directing collective action at the grassroots and systemic levels.


This podcast shares stories and conversations from 30 years of experience, revealing the excellence and transformational secret sauce in action. Nehemiah demonstrates what community transformation looks like in an area with some of the worst racial disparities in the country.


Defending Black Girlhood is a podcast in which host, Lilada Gee, is unapologetic as hell about her fierce advocacy for Black girls! Join Lilada for conversations that inform, inspire and challenge her listeners to take bold actions towards making this world a safer place for Black girls to live, learn and be loved.

Be an agent of change, today.

Our vision is to engage the greater Madison community to empower African American individuals, families, and communities to bring about hope, transformation, and justice. We need your involvement!