MLK Commemoration Event Saturday, January 14th 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Blackhawk Technical College Central Campus Please join us for music, food and speakers commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme of this event is “Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education.” We would like to thank our sponsors who are helping make […]
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The YWCA Annual Racial Justice Conference that will be held virtually on Thursday, November 10th 2022. “BE THE BRIDGE TO ELIMINATE RACISM: How do you maintain your bridge?” is the theme for the conference this year. YWCA Rock County invites participants to join virtually as presenters offer insight into supporting diverse populations here in our community and beyond. YWCA Rock […]
NAACP Freedom Fund Gala – Your Vote is Your Power October 28th, 6:00 pm at Glen Erin Golf Club’s banquet center, The Celtic House. Call (608)365-1881 to purchase tickets.
Courageous Conversations Monday, September 26, 2022, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. This month’s topic is: Who is hurt by revisionist history? During this presentation, we will frame the difference between historical fact and revisionist opinion. We will discuss the importance of telling the full story and not just the aspects of a given story that make […]
PRIDE IN THE PARK FESTIVAL Event Date: October 16, 2022, 10:00AM-8:00 PM Janesville Pride Website
Click here to register. Supporting Black boys in their journey to manhood Black boys have numerous challenges to overcome as they face the racism of our society. One way to encourage their self-esteem is to provide role models – teachers of color and men who will be their mentors. We will hear from Dr Rick […]
YWCA Rock County Spring Lunch and Learn Thursday, April 28, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Race to Equity Rock County Report – Health On Zoom. Click here to register.
Courageous Conversations Featuring Allies of Native Nations Disappearing Women: How Treaties and Laws Leave us Vulnerable Monday, April 25, 2022 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. On Zoom. Click here to register.
Stand Against Racism Thursday, April 21, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lower Courthouse Park Amphitheater 51 South Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Theme: We Can’t Wait: Equity and Justice Now! Keynote Speaker: Dr. Atiera Coleman, Rock County Equity Manager Student Speaker: Fresh Start Student, School District of Beloit