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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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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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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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Race to Equity co-sponsor of Madison Mayoral Forum

On Wednesday, February 4th, Race to Equity Project Director Erica Nelson was a moderator in a forum of Mayoral Candidates for the city of Madison.  The forum included leaders from other community organizations, and focused on issues of equity and racial disparity. To see highlights of the forum, click here.

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A Kid at the Crossroads

The December 2014 issue of Madison Magazine includes an article that tells the story of Daishon Boyd, a 14-year old boy who shared his experiences growing up Black in Madison. In addition to Daishon’s story, the article features spotlights on children of color in our community with other racial identities, such as Hmong and Latino. […]

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