STAFF PICK OF JUNE

WISCAP chooses ‘Black Milwaukee: The Making of an Industrial Proletariat’ by Joe William Trotter Jr. for the staff pick of June. Other historians have tended to treat black urban life mainly in relation to the ghetto experience, but in Black…

COMMUNITY ACTION NIGHT AT FIELD TABLE

Help us celebrate the end of Community Action Month at Field Table! When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Where: Field Table Restaurant & Market, 10 W. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703 You may access the PDF…

GOVERNOR WALKER PROCLAIMS MAY 2018 AS COMMUNITY ACTION MONTH

The Office of the Governor has proclaimed May “Community Action Month in Wisconsin.” The Governor’s proclamation highlights statewide community action programming in the areas of affordable housing, weatherization, food security, employment, entrepreneurship, Head Start, community economic development, health and education.…

STAFF PICK OF MAY

This month’s staff pick comes from our partners at the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP). They have chosen The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America. In The Color of Law (published by Liveright in May…