Great Guys, Great Books, Great Kids!

Throughout September we’re inviting great guys to read great books for kids at the Progress Center for Black Women.  Our hope is that in the morning when kids are getting ready for school or preparing for bed in the evening – they can listen to a story from a great guy! Here’s the first video […]


Summer opportunities for teens/children across Wisconsin

Middle School Additional Summer Opportunities {Google Slide Deck} Additional Summer Opportunities {Google Slide Deck} Featured Programs @ the Goodman Community Center  MSCR’s Summer Enrichment offerings Arts + Literature Laboratory Thursday afternoons are family friendly at the Chazen Museum of Art this summer! Young Rembrandts Madison Blaze Track Club Dane County Boys & Girls Club  Free […]

Thanks “UW Health, UnityPoint Health – Meriter & Quartz” !!!

Much thanks “UW Health, UnityPoint Health – Meriter & Quartz” for their continued support of the work we’re leading at the center! Not only did they provided financial support to help us help community members facing a housing crisis… but they surprised us with an unexpected additional $15,000 towards our overall work! Check out our […]

Protecting Our Children: Meeting Notes

If you’d like to read the notes (transcribed and categorized by volunteers) from the community meeting we helped to organize in February you may access the public document here. I also spoke with the Cap Times about how I hoped many of you would put the document to work. Read that story here.

Check out our Lending Library!

Did you know that we have 100+ books by Black authors covering topics such as entrepreneurship, women in leadership, mental health, financial freedom and more! Our children’s reading nook is also full of many titles we’re sure you and your children will love. We’re regularly adding new titles so be sure to visit our list […]

Photos with Santa was a Success!

On Saturday we had Santa visit us at the Progress Center for Black Women!  Well known leader Anthony Cooper, Sr. served as our Santa and the families loved him.  Much thanks to educators from around the community who kept the kids busy with crafts and cookies.  They also did a great job ensuring that the […]

Updated! We’re on the agenda tonight!

Update: The recommendations were approved without debate and now goes to the finance committee. Great news for us and the other two organizations! ———– > > Next step in the funding process for the proposal we submitted for The Progress Center for Black Women to the City of Madison: “Approving the allocation of up to $36,250 in […]

You’ll find us much easier now!

The sign has been updated inside the entryway — so you’ll be able to find us much quicker!

What’s new at the Progress Center this week?

This week we’ve got internet + a working phone!!!