Madison365 Week in Review, July 15

Madison365 Week in Review, July 15

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fcilogoHere are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Forward Community Investments.

 

 

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Our CEO Henry Sanders interviewed Pastor Alex Gee for an update on his Justified Anger effort.

QPOC_PrideFlagWe partnered with our friends at Our Lives Magazine to shine a light on #QPOCPride — leaders in Wisconsin’s queer people of color community.

CurlsNPearls-cropToday’s “Curls &  Pearls Brunch at Tiffany’s” event will offer girls of color a taste of elegance.

 

 

P_SinaResolution02The Madison Common Council honored longtime Alliled Drive community activist Sina Davis, who is living with terminal cancer.

 

 

SheliaStubbsAs the effort to rename the City-County Building after President Obama seems to be faltering, County Board Supervisor Shelia Stubbs has introduced a resolution to get community input on what might be a better place to honor him.

 

P_MarilynRuffin02Marilyn Ruffins has joined the team at One City Early Learning as director of family and community initiatives.

 

 

LaVarCharleston-WebOpt_700pxUW-Whitewater has named LaVar Charles assistant vice chancellor for student diversity, engagement and success.

 

 

Stoptheviolence2The “Stop the Violence Movement” has organized weekly picnics as a way to bring the community together for something positive.

 

 

KennethJacksonUW Junior Eneale Pickett has launched a project called “Dear Masculinity” to help young men address issues they face.

 

 

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Written by Madison365 staff

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