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Badger Vibes

We heard you. Following a series of listening sessions, we at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association have developed a strategic plan to build an inclusive, intentional, and sustainable engagement experience for alumni of color. As part of this plan — and to better feature the voices of our alumni of color — we’ve created Badger Vibes, a monthly e-newsletter. We invite you to explore our content below.

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Family, Faith, Fellowship, and Fitness

For Uchenna Jones ’02, ’09, it’s all about family. As a labor and delivery nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, she helps start new families. And as the organizer of both the Madison Gospel 5K and the W1N Crew walking group and the cofounder of the Sole Sistas Run Madtown running group, she helps […]

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DreamUp

Ending Poverty, One Community at a Time

The Alliance for the American Dream has an audacious goal: increase the net income of 10,000 families by 10 percent within the next year. And UW–Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty is in on making it happen.

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Tashiana Lipscomb ’19

A PEOPLE Success Story

Every year, hundreds of students of color benefit from programs through the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement. Tashiana Lipscomb is just one shining example.

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April Kigeya

The Soccer Superfan

Longtime organizer April Kigeya brings her community-building skills to the soccer sidelines for Madison’s new professional team and its supporters.

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Wunk Sheek

Displaced Again?

Native American Stuents Concerned They Might Lose Cultural Center to Parking Expansion — Even Though UW–Madison Says It’s Not Imminent

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