Newsletter Summer 2016

Standing in the gap together

I’ve had a good deal of time these past two months to reflect on what it means to be a family. It is family, whether biological, created or chosen, that one often turns to in times of need, in times of sorrow, desperation or hopelessness. It is family we often turn to share our joys. Eight weeks ago my mom was diagnosed with advanced cancer; on May 15th her journey on this world ended. Throughout those weeks my family here at MUM offered their prayers and their support, and pitched in to help cover necessary meetings and projects so that I could devote my time to my biological family. What a gift — and I know a privilege

Also two months ago, a young mom of two who is homeless reached out to MUM asking for help.. (view entire newsletter)

 

Newsletter Spring 2016

Partners for Change

For the last 9 months, I have had the privilege of working as the Development Director at the
Madison-area Urban Ministry (MUM). From my personal experiences to
my strong faith background, MUM has been one of the most fulfilling
organizations I have ever worked for.

As an immigrant, I have always valued two things: access to opportunity and community. I have valued the many opportunities I have taken advantage of, while also realizing that those
opportunities were not accessible to everyone.. (view entire newsletter)

 

Past Newsletters:

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV15F_FeiEM&feature-colike

 

Partners in Change:

http://www.spectrummadison.com
Longest Night Memorial Service: Honor lost homeless on longest night:

http://madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/mailbag

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
http://ibmadison.com/podcast

 

Walker and His Henchmen Try Rolling Back More Civil Rights Protection:
http://progressive.org/scott_walker_civil_rights.html