Overcoming Challenges with Grit & Grace

January 7, 2021

Join the Franciscan Spirituality Center on January 16 for “Overcoming Challenges With Grit & Grace,” an online event. Hear from keynote speaker Kao Kalia Yang, a Hmong-American writer, teacher and public speaker based in Minneapolis; along with talks by three local women whose powerful stories not only have changed their lives but also offer lessons for all of us.

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It Takes A Community To Eradicate Hate – TED Talk

December 3, 2020

Standing up to discrimination and hate should be everyone’s business, says community activist Wale Elegbede. In this vital talk, he shares how his community in La Crosse, Wisconsin came together to form an interfaith group in response to Islamophobia and racism — and shows why a mentality of caring for your neighbors can make life better for everyone.

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Anti-Racism: The La Crosse Area Viewpoint (Recording)

October 8, 2020

Watch as local leaders collectively react to and process the current state of racism in the here and now and ultimately explore what it would take to realize a healthier multicultural community.

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Virtual Tour of Greater La Crosse

September 29, 2020

To help local businesses, the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce created a virtual tour of Greater La Crosse. This tour includes community highlights, recreational opportunities, education, neighborhoods, industries and employment, and opportunities for belonging and community involvement. We hope […]

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National Hispanic Month

September 15 – October 15: National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 23, 2020
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La Crosse County Is Hiring!

September 1, 2020

La Crosse County is seeking to hire a Safe Babies Court Team Community Coordinator. This is a full-time position in the Human Services department. 

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VIDEO: Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech

July 15, 2020

The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” which asks all Americans to consider the country’s long history of denying equal rights to Black people.

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Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT)

June 20, 2020

In Brave New Films’ latest #YouthInAction series, Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) fight to stop the school to prison pipeline in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Watch the video here to find out if LIT’s demand to invest in their future succeeds. LIT is […]

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White Privilege Presentation (Video Recording)

June 5, 2020

Learn some basics about white privilege, how it affects all of us, and some things we can do. Presented for the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council by UW Madison Division of Extension La Crosse County Human Development and Relationships Educator Heather Quackenboss.

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Local Organizations That Help and Support Minorities

May 19, 2020

If you are interested in providing support for an organization that helps and supports minorities, consider: Wale Elegbede ( Supporting Minority and Underrepresented Populations, Diversity and Inclusion, Mentoring Youth and Professionals in At Risk Populations, Fighting Hate, Racism and Islamophobia,  […]

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Event Notice

2021 Reflections of Ebony

Venue Virtual Organizer Black Students Unity at UW-L Event Details Black Student Unity at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse invites everyone, including you to the 2021 Virtual […]

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Multi­cultural Resource Guide

This guide lists established and emerging resources that reflect and celebrate cultural diversity in our area.

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