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Statement from the Race to Equity Project

Race to Equity is aware of the conversations that have taken place over the last three weeks regarding our report on racial disparities in Dane County and in response to a statement that was made at the Board of Estimates meeting by the Mayor two weeks ago. Subsequently, Race to Equity participated in a meeting […]

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Race to Equity Seeks Volunteers

Do you support the work of the Race to Equity Project? Are you interested in contributing to this work? Do you know how to code? Are you familiar with API, and scrapping data from public sources? If you can answer yes to each of these questions, Race to Equity is looking for you!

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2016 Kids Count Data Book

Wisconsin ranks number 13 in overall child well-being in the latest KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. While the ranking indicates that Wisconsin’s children are faring better than 37 other states, it’s critical to note that Wisconsin’s children of color face some of the greatest racial disparities in the […]

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Race to Equity Releases List of Racial Equity Initiatives

Today, Race to Equity is releasing its preliminary compilation of over 125 racial equity initiatives that have been implemented throughout Dane County since the release of the Race to Equity Baseline Report. The list is comprised of initiatives developed by the Madison and Dane County governments, non-profit organizations, schools, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the private […]

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Racial Equity Community Impact

The Racial Equity Community Impact list is a preliminary compilation of over 125 racial equity initiatives that have been implemented throughout Dane County since the release of the Race to Equity Baseline Report. The list is comprised of initiatives developed by the Madison and Dane County governments, non-profit organizations, schools, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the […]

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Madison365: A New Voice for Madison

Race to Equity invites our supporters to follow Madison365, a new media outlet created to serve Madison’s communities of color.  Below is a description taken from their Facebook page: “Madison365 is a nonprofit new media enterprise intended to keep Greater Madison’s communities of color informed, and to report news from their perspective. We will ensure […]

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Our Statement on the Death of Tony Robinson

The Race to Equity Project is deeply saddened by the news that Tony Robinson, a 19 year old African American male, was shot and killed by a Madison police officer. Tony was a loving son, brother and valued friend. He recently graduated, ahead of schedule, from Sun Prairie High School with plans to attend Madison […]

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