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October 2016 Newsletter
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October 2016

Please join Freedom, Inc. and the Havens Center for Social Justice in presenting Professor Satnam Virdee. Professor Virdee will be giving a workshop on
"Racism, Capitalism, and the Struggle to be Human." 
Thursday, October 13th at 6pm
810 S. Park St. 
Updates
Freedom, Inc.'s Health Day was another success!  Over 100 community members came out to run/walk the 5K, participate in the dance battle, compete in the basketball tournament and eat.  Congrats to dance battle winners: 1st place winner Javonte Crookes AKA Introspect, and 2nd place winner Anthony Gomez AKA Steady.
Freedom, Inc. receives an Outreach Courage Award from OutReach-South Central Wisconsin's LGBT Community Center.  OutReach aims to create a community where LGBT people are welcomed and celebrated, intolerance is challenged and defeated, and where civil rights of all people are valued and respected.
Congratulations to M Adams for receiving Moxie Award for Community Leadership from the PFund Foundation. PFund supports LGBTQ people and allied activists, organizers, artists, educators and communities.  
Listen to M's speech at: http://pfundfoundation.org/moxies/

 

Upcoming Events

 
Vision for Black Lives Forum
Sunday, October 16, 2016
1-3 p.m.
First Unitarian Society of Madison
900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53705
Presentation by M Adams, one of the authors of the recently released Movement for Black Lives platform. View the entire platform at https://policy.m4bl.org/

Haunted House at Freedom, Inc.
October 22, 2016  
Freedom, Inc. 1810 S. Park St. Madison, Wisconsin

Viv Ncaus and Breaking for Justice in Competition
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Wausau Area Hmong New Year
6400 Alderson St., Schofield, WI 54476
$3 per person, free entry to 10 under and 65 over
Doors open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Drop the Mic: QTPOC Youth Open Mic Series
We will be holding a monthly open mic series, providing a safe space for QTPOC Youth to express themselves in song, poetry, dance, instrument, and visual arts.  Saturdays at 6pm: October 15th, November 12th, and December 10th at Freedom, Inc. 1810 S. Park St. Madison, Wisconsin


Black Mental Health and Spirituality
Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7p.m.
UW South Side Space
2312 South Park Street, Madison WI 53713


Contact us at info@freedom-inc.org for more info on upcoming events!

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