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April 8, 2020 - 11:52am
No, the coronavirus is not an “equalizer.” Black people are being infected and dying at higher rates. Here’s what Milwaukee is doing about it — and why governments need to start releasing data on the race of COVID-19 patients.
April 6, 2020 - 10:33am
Listing of virtual trainings, downloadable guides, reporting hotlines and other resources to help communities with COVID-19. We'll be adding to this list of resources throughout the crisis. 
March 23, 2020 - 2:01pm
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), based in Montgomery, Alabama, is a nonprofit civil rights organization founded in 1971 and dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. Every spring, the SPLC publishes an annual hate report that looks at the number of hate groups in the country and an analysis of their activity from the year before.
March 17, 2020 - 2:09pm
Here is some powerful advice from a physician who is also the block captain of our neighborhood. She's my hero right now. We need leaders like her who can mobilize our communities and neighborhoods to take care of each other. Feel free to copy and paste parts of this letter she sent around our neighborhood and take ideas from it to share with your neighbors. Stay safe!
March 13, 2020 - 7:43am
After the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018, Pittsburgh Calvary Episcopal rector, Reverend Jonathon Jensen, was concerned that the congregation would have not have a large enough space to hold the Jewish high holiday services. So he called Rabbi Jeffrey Myers and offered the Calvary Episcopal Church to his congregation. Since then, the congregants and clergy have gotten to know each other, and have hosted joint events, like this past week's Purim Shpiel.