Staying Engaged This July
Dear YGB Community,
As the Trump Administration’s continues its ruthless assault on the rights of immigrants, people of color, and marginalized communities, we NEED to stand up and use our people power to fight back! Please use the July events below to come together and make it happen!
Find out more about YGB Support at YGBCoalition.org
Riding 24 Hours in Support of Immigrants and Refugees
July 7 at 8am to July 8 at 8am - Olin Park (1156 Olin-Turville Court)
In response to Trump’s authoritarian attacks on immigrants and refugees, BiciClub Latino de Madison will organize a 24 hour bike ride to resist the Administration’s policies - and YOU can participate on your own bike, whether for one hour or all 24. For more info, click here.
TAR: Protest Against Family Separation
Tuesday, July 10 at 1pm - 5315 Wall St
On July 10, join Tuesday Action & Resistance (TAR) at Ron Johnson’s Madison office to protest ICE, family separation, and our government’s assault on immigrants and refugees. For more info, click here.
Día de las Familias Latinas at the Jefferson County Fair
Sunday, July 15 at 12pm - Jefferson County Fair (503 N Jackson Ave in Jefferson)
Next weekend in Jefferson, join La Movida Radio for a full day of music, contests, and Mexican food to bring Latinx families together. For more info, click here.
Saving Our Babies: Community Forum for Black Mothers
Wednesday, July 18 at 5:30pm - Urban League of Greater Madison (2222 S Park St) Suite 200
This event, hosted by the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, will host a community forum regarding the low birth rates of Black infants in Dane County, which is racially disproportionate and can lead to childhood illness and early death. For more info and registration, click here.
Friday, July 20 at 9am - Online
On July 20, Economic Empowerment Wisconsin (EEWI) will host an online webinar discussing paid leadership roles and strategies to empower entrepreneurs of color in Wisconsin. For the Facebook link, click here. For the Eventbrite link, click here.
Unidos 22nd Anniversary
Friday, July 20 at 6pm - Monona Terrace (1 John Nolen Dr)
For 22 years, UNIDOS has been serving survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual assault in Wisconsin’s Latinx community. This anniversary event at Monona Terrace will celebrate UNIDOS’ work and honor these victims. For more info and tickets, click here.
Building the HIVE
Saturday, July 21 at 11:30am - Online
On July 21, the Madison Alliance for Black Economic Empowerment (MABEE) will offer an online webinar that will discuss the organization’s efforts to support needs-based resource development for Black businessmen. For the Facebook link, click here. For the Eventbrite link, click here.
2018 Unity Picnic & Black Expo
Saturday, July 21 at 12pm - Urban League of Greater Madison (2222 S Park St) Suite 200
The 4th Annual Unity Picnic will feature music, dance, food, and face painting, held in partnership with the Black Business Expo. For more info, click here.
Inclusive Leadership: Unconscious Bias, Trust & Decision-Making
Monday, July 23 at 9:30am - DreamBank Madison (1 N Pinckney St)
This workshop will discuss how an inclusive work culture can promote both diversity and profitability. For more info and registration, click here.
Disability Pride Festival
Saturday, July 28 at 12pm - Tenney Park Shelter (1500 N Sherman Ave)
This festival will celebrate the lives and civil rights of people with disabilities. For more info, click here.
Mercadito de Centro Hispano
Every Wednesday at 4pm - Centro Hispano (810 W Badger Rd)
Every Wednesday at 4pm throughout the summer, Centro Hispano will host a community market where buyers can interact with farmers. For more info, click here.
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