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“Ferguson makes us think about Madison’s black-white divide”

In a recent article published in The Capital Times, journalist Paul Fanlund offered his opinions on the connections that can be drawn between our community and the community in Ferguson, Missouri. “In recent months, I’ve spent more time listening to African-Americans speak about racial disparities here, individually and in groups, than in all my previous […]

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First Wave poets highlight Race to Equity report in performances

First Wave, a program sponsored by UW’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives which offers competitive full-ride scholarships to young spoken word poets and hip hop artists, held its annual “Passing the Mic” showcase this weekend. This year’s showcase featured several pieces written by students in reaction to the release of the Race to Equity report. […]

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Congratulations to Race to Equity Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to David Reeves, Alyssa Ivy, and Synovia Knox , winners of the 2014-2015 Race to Equity Scholarship Competition.  These three bright young individuals submitted personal essays about what equity means to them in order to be selected for our scholarship. At Race to Equity, we are always excited to help future community leaders with […]

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Race to Equity Toolkit for Conversation Announced

Check out our new toolkit for conversation, released in conjunction with YWCA Madison at the 2014 Racial Justice Summit.  The toolkit offers facilitation assistance to school, faith, and community groups interested in discussing Race to Equity data and/or narrowing racial disparities in their organizations. We’re very excited to share this toolkit with the community! You […]

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2014 YWCA Racial Justice Summit

The 2014 YWCA Racial Justice Summit will mark the one year anniversary of the release of Race to Equity’s baseline report. Check out WORT 89.9 Community Radio’s edition of “A Public Affair” which highlights what will be in store for this year’s conference.

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