Madison365 Week in Review for September 14


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    Actress, producer and activist Stephanie Beatriz, best known for performing on “Brooklyn Nine Nine,” will speak in Madison on Nov. 7.



    Quartz Benefits has named Diego Campoverde Cisneros its corporate diversity, inclusion and equity manager. 



    he 11th Annual Black Women’s Wellness Day is coming next weekend.




    The Latino Academy of Workforce Development remains resilient following an overnight robbery of their offices.




    Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes with headline the NAACP of Dane County Freedom Fund dinner on Sept. 28.




    Reach Dane and its Head Start programs celebrated 50 years of service to the Madison Area’s children.




    Madison College’s new south campus features a lot of local art, including a mural depicting the history of Black Madison.




    The Latino Professionals Association will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with “Yo Soy El Pueblo Unido.”




    Former Hmong Chamber of Commerce Executive Director May Yer Thao has been named assistant deputy director of WHEDA.




    The Wisconsin Institute of Discovery named Derek Smith director of development.




    Rock County Jumpstart will look to spur Black entrepreneurship in Beloit and Janesville.




    The Rally for Refuge next weekend will raise funds for RAICES and their work at the border.

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