Our Mission:

“We work to eliminate racism and all forms of discrimination in Rock County promoting diversity,
equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We foster justice, dignity and respect for everyone.”

Our Values:

We value and respect Human Rights for ALL

We value courage and truthfulness in conversations to elicit change

We value listening to learn

We value collaboration to attain common goals
We value integrity and authenticity in our work

DAT is about…

  • Socializing across racial boundaries
  • Working together
  • Creating welcoming communities
  • Sharing our stories
  • Offering multicultural educational programs
  • Designing and implementing community projects
  • Giving voice to people of color
  • Bringing focus to ethnic issues
  • Inspiring justice and equality
  • Encouraging media coverage respecting our community’s diversity


“Give me your tired your poor
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these the homeless, tempest-tossed to me.
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
-Inscription on the Statue of Liberty