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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Madison Community Foundation Year of Giving presents grant #3: Capitol Century

MADISON, Wis., July 26, 2017 – Today, Madison Community Foundation along with Madison Children’s Museum, Overture Center for the Arts and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra announced new programs to celebrate the Capitol’s 100th anniversary. This is the third major grant from Madison Community Foundation’s 75th anniversary Year of Giving. Capitol Century,…

Diverse & Resilient Stands in Solidarity with Transgender Community

Transgender Americans serve in our military and put their lives on the line every day. Until today, they were able to serve openly with honor and integrity. In addition to these trained and qualified transgender service members, there are countless more who are able and willing to serve their country….

Pocan Statement on Trump Banning Transgender Americans from Serving in the Military

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to reverse military policy and ‘not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.’ “President Trump’s decision to ban transgender Americans…

Rashaad Newsome: ICON Opens at MMoCA

MADISON–The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Rashaad Newsome, a New York-based artist whose multi-disciplinary practice combines collage, video, music, computer programming, sculpture, and performance. Rashaad Newsome: ICON focuses on a selection of the artist’s performative videos that honor and celebrate…

AIDS Ride Wisconsin Is Weeks Away

AIDS Ride Wisconsin is less than a month away! Haven’t trained enough to ride 250 miles?  No problem. There are 25 and 50 mile route options available. Click here to learn more. The ride is a fully supported event, volunteers and crew provide meals, camp, medical, mechanical, on-route support, rest stops and more….

Provocative Biannual Art Event Showcasing Transgender Lives

(Madison, WI) The TransLiberation Art Coalition announces its 2017 Fall Show, an exciting follow up to the well-attended debut Spring Show launched in April. Help institute this biannual event as a Madison classic over an afternoon of art, music, food, goods and more from the transgender and gender nonconforming community…

People Power, grassroots organizing project of the ACLU, comes to Madison

Madison is now home to the newly created People Power, the grassroots-organizing project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Reacting to the current political climate, People Power was created to protect immigrants from demonization, harassment, and deportation. “As soon as the election was over, we all realized ordinary people…