Category: Events Archive

Courageous Conversations – Monday, May 24, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, via Zoom

This month’s Courageous Conversation will be: Exploring Black Fatherhood. Description: Where do the stereotypes of absent black fathers come from? It’s important to recognize that stereotypes are socially and culturally constructed and reinforced through systems, culture, etc. While these stereotypes manifest to place negative assumptions on Black fathers and their fatherhood, we will hear from Black fathers who celebrate, enjoy, […]

May 24. Courageous Conversations – Black Maternal Health – The risks of becoming a mother

Monday, May 24, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, via Zoom – Monthly Courageous Conversations This month’s Courageous Conversation will be: Black Maternal Health – The risks of becoming a mother We will explore the disparities in health outcomes for black mothers and their babies in the U.S. and ask what part systemic racism plays. An unmoderated 30 minutes will […]

MAY 20 – Breakdowns in Health & Food Systems Program

Nervous Stomachs: Breakdowns in Health and Food Systems will be held on Thursday, May 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about equity issues across the food system from land access to household consumption, including key factors contributing to community food (in)security. Discover activities communities across the state and nation are taking to build more vibrant and […]

APRIL 26 – Courageous Conversation AAPI: Targets of fear and blame Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Hello everyone,  Monday, April 26, 5:30 pm-, via Zoom – Monthly Courageous Conversations This month’s Courageous Conversation will be: AAPI:  Targets of fear and blame Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are facing increased verbal and physical threats. Stereotypes such as “the myth of the model minority” also lead to their depersonalization. We will explore the impact of the […]

MARCH 13 – Interactive program on Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights

  Interactive program on Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights MARCH 13 –   10 -11:30 A.M.  BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY LWV CASE STUDY PROGRAM ON CIVIL RIGHTS –   The Beloit League of Women Voters, the Beloit Public Library and NAACP- Beloit Branch,  present another Harvard Case Study at the library on […]