From the Wisconsin State Journal, by Emilie Heidemann: gBETA Urban League participant forging new ground as the first African American owned cosmetology college in Madison.
Channel3000.com: MacKenzie Scott — a philanthropist who has given to several Madison-area groups in the past — recently donated $2.9 million to the organization, making hers the largest single private donation in the affiliate’s 55-year history,
Wisconsin State Journal: The Urban League of Greater Madison received a $2.9 million donation from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. “It’s going to be a game-changer for Urban League programming.”
AFAR Magazine: Little Cities That Think Big: 8 Forward-Thinking Destinations Across the U.S. A college town meets a state capital in Madison where a web of initiatives focuses on inclusion, culture, climate, and access to the outdoors. The new Black Business Hub, opening later this year, aims to launch Black and BIPOC entrepreneurs.
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.