Category: Resources

Justice Overcoming Borders (JOB)

Justice Overcoming Borders (JOB) is located in Rock County, Wisconsin.  JOB seeks to empower and engage community members (We the People) in a broad range of social justice issues. Meetings: 1st Thursday of the Month, 5 – 6:30  (no July mtg) Beloit Public Library Meeting Room605 Eclipse Boulevard Website: http://www.justiceovercomingborders.org/index.html Contact: Ruth Kolpack, President, 608-362-7356  Email […]

Native America: People and Places, Past and Present

http://www.uww.edu/ce/fairhaven/spring-2018 Native America: People and Places, Past and Present America’s indigenous peoples have rich and diverse traditions and cultures. What are the impacts of historical treaties and contemporary policies on native people past and present? How are native communities responding to issues of social injustice? Join us this spring as we explore historic and contemporary […]

Suicide Grief Support Group

  Rock County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) *Phone 608-743-9828    facebook.com/namirockcountywisconsin    Website: namirockcounty.org   *************************************************************************************** SUICIDE GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP  (serving the Southern WI/Northern IL area) Many people who have lost a family member, friend, classmate, or colleague to suicide find that sharing openly with fellow suicide loss survivors about what they’ve lived through can […]

H-1B Visa Guide

H-1B Visa Guide H-1B Visa Guide   https://lawsuit.org/h-1b-visa-guide/   by Matt Meadows In certain cases, employers in the United States may need to gain access to foreign workers who can provide highly specialized labor that may not be available domestically. In these cases, a possible solution is an H-1B visa (or H-1B). An H-1B is available to employers who […]

The Case for REPARATIONS

  REPARATIONS Hello everyone, The Courageous Conversations topic for this month is reparations.  Here are a couple of articles to start our thinking:   The Case for Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with […]

The 1619 Project

In August of 1619, a ship appeared on this horizon, near Point Comfort, a coastal port in the English colony of Virginia. It carried more than 20 enslaved Africans, who were sold to the colonists. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the years of slavery that followed. […]