Category: Events Archive

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 […]

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: https://youtu.be/DPtsb0_2urU.  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: www.tinyurl.com/BTCSoulFood o   Chose a Curbside Pick-Up Time during […]