Category: Events Archive

FEBRUARY 18 – Coming Out, Moving Forward

The recording of the February 18 program, Coming Out, Moving Forward, has been uploaded to the HPL YouTube channel.  Here is the link:  Please feel free to share widely. Coming Out, Moving Forward: Wisconsin’s Recent Gay History, the second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin, outlines the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites […]

FEBRUARY 22 – Courageous Conversation – Beloit’s Black History, The Best Kept Secret

Hello everyone,  Monday, February 22, 5:30 till 7:30 pm, via Zoom – Monthly Courageous Conversations This month’s Courageous Conversation will be:  Beloit’s Black History – The Best Kept Secret.  We will be led by Linda Fair, Academic Advisor at Blackhawk Technical College, and a member of Wisconsin’s Racial Disparity Task Force.  Be thinking about your own memories […]

JANUARY 25 – Courageous Conversation: Remembering Dr King & Examining the Poor People’s Campaign

Monday, January 25, 5:30 till 7:30 pm, via Zoom – Monthly Courageous Conversations This month’s Courageous Conversation will be: Remembering Dr King and Examining the Poor People’s Campaign.  We will view a video of Dr King’s work and look at the PPC then and now. An unmoderated 30 minutes will begin at 7 pm.  ( We’re calling […]

FEBRUARY 23 – Soul Food Luncheon / curbside pick-up

In honor of Black History Month, Blackhawk Technical College will be hosting its annual Soul Food Luncheon.  This year it will be  “Curbside Pick-Up” + Online Silent Auction.  Please see the details below. ·         Soul Food “Curbside Pick-Up” Luncheon – Tuesday, February 23rd from 11 AM – 1 PM o   Purchase Your Lunches here: o   Chose a Curbside Pick-Up Time during […]

DECEMBER 28 – Courageous Conversation

WATCH HERE This month’s topic will be: ”Everyday Racism: Things we don’t notice in our daily interactions that can be hurtful.” After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You can even register for the rest of our meetings this year by checking the appropriate boxes. Just to […]

DECEMBER 17th – View From The Margin

WATCH HERE: “View From The Margin” presented by the Diversity Action Team of Rock County, the YWCA of Rock County, the Beloit NAACP Branch #3251, Hedberg Public Library, Community Action Inc. Rock & Walworth Counties, and UW-Madison, Division of Extension Rock County Experiencing life in Rock County communities provides multiple opportunities for feeling included […]