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Ugetconnected

June 15, 2022

Get connected, stay connected with Ugetconnected. Sign up, answer a few questions, and choose a volunteer opportunity you’re interested in. Support your community at www.ugetconnected.org. This video was created for Great Rivers United Way by students in Western Technical College’s […]

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2022 Juneteenth Celebration

June 8, 2022

Join us Saturday, June 18th from 12-8 PM at Riverside Park for La Crosse’s Juneteenth celebration. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

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Reimagining equity work | Shaundel Spivey | TEDxUWLaCrosse

May 23, 2022

Shaundel Spivey, executive director of Black Leaders Acquiring Collective Knowledge, presented “Reimagining Equity Work” during a TEDxUWLaCrosse presentation April 19 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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Coulee Region Immigration Task Force Wellness Resource Fairs

April 25, 2022

Visit the first of three Wellness Resource Fairs Saturday, April 30th from 10am-2pm at the Lunda Center on Western Technical College’s campus. A Covid-19 mobile clinic will be available. Lunch will also be provided from 11am-1pm.

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Lessons from a Sinking (Leader)ship and Those Who Dare to Rise Above

April 11, 2022

As the U.S. workforce navigates deep waters of the great resignation, will your organization sink or swim? Join Amanda and Laura, organizational equity & justice consultants, as they 1) reveal patterns of leaders who are ill-equipped to ride the waves […]

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Climate Actions in the Urban, Suburban, and Rural Coulee Region

April 4, 2022

The League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area is hosting a FREE, online speaker event, “Climate Actions in the Urban, Suburban, and Rural Coulee Region”, that is open to the public. 

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YWCA Spring 2022 Racial Justice Workshop

March 29, 2022

Join Tracy Littlejohn and Heather Quackenboss, members of the YWCA’s local facilitator team, for an in depth, interpersonal, and interactive learning experience to explore racial identity, the history and systemic nature of racism, intergenerational trauma, and the dynamics of power & privilege. Heather and Tracy will guide community members through these topics over the course of three 6-hour consecutive Saturdays, beginning April 23rd.

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Self-Sufficiency Program at UW La Crosse

February 11, 2022

Thinking about college?  Wondering where to start? Make the Self-Sufficiency Program your first step! SSP is a no-cost evening program on the UW-L campus.

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9th Century Black Barbers of La Crosse Presentation – Enduring Families Project

February 11, 2022

The Enduring Families Project, a  La Crosse historical theatre project, and the La Crosse Public Library will present the stories of 19th Century Black Barbers of La Crosse via a free ZOOM presentation Thursday, February 17th at 6:00 PM.

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Feb. 15th: Black Voices in Education Research: Supporting Black Students across the Education Sciences

February 7, 2022

You are cordially invited to attend Black Voices in Education Research: Supporting Black Students across the Education Sciences on Feb. 15th from 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern.

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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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