Madison has never seen anything like this. Ambitious initiatives happening at once promise to raise the South Side and the Black and brown experience in a city notorious for racial disparities and inequity.
From the Capital Times, by Nicholas Garton: A strong and united group is seeking to return south Madison to its place as the epicenter of Black and brown culture in Madison, provide resources for future generations to thrive, and change the narrative about what it means to be a person of color in Madison.
Nichole Crust, gBETA Urban League director, “I love that in this role I can unapologetically support Black-owned businesses,” Crust says.
Ascendium announced a $250,000 grant that will help expand and enhance career academies in high demand fields such as CDL drivers, solar installers, and more.
Madeline Westberg | HGNnews.com: Seven students from McFarland’s Indian Mound Middle School were recently honored by the Urban League for their academic work and community-mindedness.
Close to 30 organizations including the Urban League of Greater Madison and the Center for Black Excellence and Culture among organizations to receive investment dollars.