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Healing House Special Edition

Standing in the gap together

Their son had his surgery last summer. One day later he was discharged from the hospital. They were able to get motel vouchers for three days but it wasn’t enough time for their son to recuperate from the surgery and they were back on the streets. As a result, there were numerous emergency room visits when their
son experienced complications in his recovery.

Her one year old child needs surgery to correct a birth defect. The surgery keeps being put off because they are homeless and there is no place for the child to recover from foot surgery..... (view entire newsletter)


Newsletter Spring 2015

Understanding the anger

Douglas Hoeft was my world history teacher in high school. Mr. Hoeft was a
gifted educator, and one of the things he taught me was that, “as soon as we say something can’t happen we have opened the door and invited it in.”
That’s where--it seems to many of my brothers and sisters of color--we
are in Madison. White Madison said that Ferguson couldn’t happen here, but from the perspective of people of color living in Madison, it did.

It happened here: an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a police officer.... (view entire newsletter)


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Newsletter Fall 2014 Newsletter Spring 2014 Newsletter Fall 2013
Newsletter Spring 2013 Newsletter Fall 2012 Newsletter Summer 2012
Newsletter Winter 2012 Newsletter Fall 2011 Newsletter Spring 2011
Newsletter Winter 2011 Newsletter Fall 2010  


MUM Celebrates 40th Anniversary: 5/18/2013

Link to MUM 40th Anniversary Program

Link to 40th Anniversary Photo Gallery


Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice Petition on Health Care Reform Event
Youtube Video: 8/2/12



Partners in Change:


Longest Night Memorial Service: Honor lost homeless on longest night:

SB 207 Remedy in Search of  a Problem:

http://www.madisonvoices.com/> :
Podcast: Linda Ketcham and Tom Woodmansee, Community Against Violence, aired 12/21/11


Walker and His Henchmen Try Rolling Back More Civiel Rights Protection:

Dream Bikes held a bike giveaway -- complete with helmets and bike safety instruction -- for children who are part of MUM’s Mentoring Connections program.

Panel Discussion by formerly incarcerated people follows role play during MUM’s Returning Prisoner Simulation hosted by TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation) in cooperation with United Way of Dane County.