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.
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.
NATALIE YAHR | THE CAPITAL TIMES: Minority-owned businesses that plan to use a forthcoming south side entrepreneurial hub will soon be eligible for an additional boost: Money.
From the WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL: Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced his first 2021 budget initiative which is putting $2 million toward an economic development hub to support minority-owned businesses.