Madison365 Week in Review for November 23


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    Tech nonprofit Maydm will host its signature annual event teaching girls and kids of color to code on December 7.




    Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes will join an American delegation to UN climate talks in Madrid.




    United Against Hate founder Masood Akhtar was honored this week with a Rotary Club humanitarian service award.




    The Latino Academy of Workforce Development celebrated the graduation of another class of construction trade students, bringing the number of workers trained this year to 32.



    The Road Home Dane County landed a $1.25 million grant to serve the homeless.




    Entrepreneur Karee Upendo took inspiration from the Progress Center for Black Women to create gift boxes of personal care products especially for Black women.



    The Native American Center for Health Professionals got another $1 million grant.




    The Goodman Community Center still needs donations for its 31st annual Thanksgiving drive.




    UW Native American student group Wunk Sheek hosted a Native November celebration and welcomed the new Elder-in-Residence.



    Local educators gathered last week to discuss and learn about social justice in the classroom.



    Selfless Ambition’s Gifts for Kids program returns for the second year in partnership with Metcalfe’s Markets and iHeartRadio.



    Loud ‘n’ Unchained and Broom Street Theater will collaborate on Madison’s first-ever Black Theater Festival in June 2020.



    USL League One Defender of the Year finalist Christian Díaz will return for a second season at Forward Madison FC.



    Longtime tribal advocate Buck Martin passed away at the age of 73.

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