West High Alum with Demands for Racial Justice

We are highlighting powerful letters written through the Letter Campaign to End Violence Against Black People. Please join us in writing letters! An information and writing session is being held on October 29th from 7:00 – 8:30pm on Zoom. You can RSVP here.  Our goal is to send 2,000 letters to elected officials, government agencies, schools, nonprofits, …

Letter Campaign Writer Puts Pressure on Police and Fire Commission

We are highlighting powerful letters written through the Letter Campaign to End Violence Against Black People. This Letter of the Week is written by Olivia Barrow and was sent to the Police and Fire Commission, as the PFC gathers public input for the next Chief of Police.  Please join us in writing letters for the campaign. …

Letter Campaign Writer Calls for Release of Marquon Clark

This addition to the Letter Campaign to End Violence Against Black People was submitted by Clinton Otte-Ford. So far the campaign has sent over 1,000 letters.August 17, 2020 Dear Ms. Phillips and Mr. Enger,My name is Clinton Otte-Ford, and I am a resident of Dane County. I am following up on the email, copied below, …

Going For Broke

“Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time.  Everyone in this room is in one way or another aware of that.  We are in a revolutionary situation, no matter how unpopular that word has become in this country…To any citizen of this country who figures himself as responsible – and …

Ending Violence Against Black Children: an interview with Dr. Damita Brown

Freedom Inc and the Transformative Action Network is collaborating on a letter writing campaign to demand the end of violence against black children in Madison. This coordinated abolitionist effort will bring together members of the community to make sure injustices against children do not go unseen, unchallenged, or met with silence. Community members will write …

Everywhere Gardens – regular skillshares, new ways to move forward. Join in!

Hello First – TOMORROW Tuesday April 7, 6pm, join us on zoom for a special Everywhere Gardens session with Dawn Morrison of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty! More info (and more skillshare and connecting events) here. — and more — Some of you have been with the timebank’s garden project since the beginning, …

Choosing Liberation

March 26, 2020 If you understand your personal, institutional or social power and privilege to be tied to white supremacist culture (WSC) and racism or internalized racism, you might not want see that culture end. But if you (re)define yourself within a racial/black liberation strategy, and unpack white dominated identity structures, you can align yourself …

2020 Year in Review

Hello! As we begin to wrap up the year we want to share some of our successes and highlights and express our deepest gratitude to you for engaging with us this year. In addition to the work you’ll see in the following photos, we also want to share the wonderful news that we’ve been able to eliminate …

Happy New Year

Hello all. Welcome to 2021. We hope you are staying safe and healthy. We’re living in a critical time and change is afoot. There is much work to do to eradicate racism and build new systems that enable justice to occur. We are committed to doing that work collectively, both internally and externally. Thank you …