Madison365 Week in Review for February 4


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    Shanee McCoy has been named director of UW-Madison’s PEOPLE Program.




    The Black Men’s Coalition of Dane County received a $230,000 grant from the Schlecht Family Foundation.




    Lawrence University named Dr. Laura Ponder VP for alumni, development and communications.




    The “Protecting Black Women” art exhibit opened at Madison College this week.




    Housing and public safety were among the top issues at a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Urban League of Greater Madison.



    Dr. Carlton Jenkins delivered his State of the District address, telling families that the district is committed to equity in education.



    The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County will host their annual Hearts for Helping Sneaker Ball fundraiser on Friday.




    Madison Ballet artistic director Ja’Malik has been named interim executive director of the company.




    SSM Health presented the Urban League of Greater Madison with $100,000 toward construction of the Black Business Hub.




    Griselda Aldrete has been named a partner at the law firm Hansen Reynolds in Milwaukee.




    Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals will host a series of events during its “Join Week.”




    A senior at Vel Phillips Memorial High School is this year’s Boys and Girls Club of Dane County Youth of the Year.



    Virginia Gittens Escudero is the new executive director of UNIDOS, a domestic abuse intervention and support organization in Dane County.

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