City of Madison

Community, city break ground on southside Black Business Hub

'This Hub is an opportunity to grow new businesses and for [Black business owners] to have access to resources that they do not have right now,' Urban League CEO says

UW-Madison Campus

Equity, not equality: UW disability community mobilizes for more equitable accommodation access, campus climate

As groups push for better integration of accommodations in classrooms, students spearhead creation of organizations, new Disabled Students Cultural Center to improve campus conditions

UW-Madison Campus

UW sends out campus climate survey to understand student experiences based on identities, background

UW last conducted a campus climate survey five years ago

Science News

Reamplifying primordial ideas: Importance of decolonizing STEAM curriculum

'Expanding the types of information used to teach students gives them access to points of view they have never considered before' professor says

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Critical Race Theory opponents twist meaning for political gain, discussions on race, diversity belong in classrooms

Classrooms ideal places for discussions about race, offer students chances to share perspectives outside social media

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Wisconsin repeals rule banning conversion therapy, leaving LGBTQ+ youth unprotected

Wisconsin Legislature rolls back the clocks to 1950 with two discriminatory bills

State of Wisconsin

$6.2 million in grant money will be distributed to help vaccine equity, access in Wisconsin

The grant will be split among over 100 organizations

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As Wisconsin student body grows more diverse, government must empower teachers of color

Diversifying demographics of teachers will help build deeper relationships with students, create more equitable society for future generations

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Study finds overwhelming racial disparities in Wisconsin judicial system

Data suggests overt discrimination in courts, leading to overincarceration of people of color

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Ban on transgender athletes from women’s sports does not protect women, transgender people

Gov. Evers will not sign bill, sends welcoming messages to transgender athletes

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