"History has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own."
–Michelle Obama
Thanks to our staff and wonderful volunteers, our Annual Summer Kick Back event was a huge success! But the fun does not stop there! Not only is Urban Triage creating spaces for our community to let go and thrive, we are also showing up and supporting those with the same mission! Take a look at the Urban Triage Squad engaging with the community and make sure to mark your calendars for our awesome upcoming events!
Read more for details about our upcoming Urban Triage Rage Clinic on Saturday, August 20th, our Annual Urban Harvest Festival, on Saturday, September 17th, and our Back to School Give Back event, "Soles For Souls" on Saturday, September 24th, 2022!
Thank you to everyone who joined us. We had a ball. We served over 400 community members--free food from food carts, snow cones, cotton candy, face painting and gave out over $2500 in gift cards.
We had a number of people take the prize between our raffles and competitions! Make sure to join us next year for your chance to win!
Best Dress-90's vs 2000's - 1 winner, $250
Dance Competition
-Small Children - 2 winners, $50 each
-Young Children - 1 winner, $100
-Adults - 1 winner, $50
Double Dutch - 1 winner, $150
Garbage Clean-up - 2 winners, $50 each
Raffles - 8 winners
Shout out to UW Health for their sponsorship of our Annual Summer KickBack of $10,000!
Pink Lemonade Party 2022
The Urban Triage Squad was excited to support and attend the Pink Lemonade Day Party on Saturday, July 31st! Hosted by Atonye Adjei-Marsh.
We were forty deep. We sponsored our Co-conspirators, volunteers, and board members to attend. As an organization, we believe that if you support Black lives, you must know how to be in a community with Black People. We had a ball! Our white folks showed up and out!
Annual Urban Harvest Festival
The Annual Urban Harvest Festival is Urban Triage's first festival celebrating all we've sowed over the summer and since the beginning of Urban Triage. Our Harvest celebration is grounded in sustainability, growth, and community.

We seek to recognize and celebrate the collective success of Urban Triage's staff, volunteers, co-conspirators, and supporters working cooperatively and collaboratively to transform our community.  

We would also like to raise $120,000 for emergency housing and misc—support of those most vulnerable. Funds raised will also go towards family planning resources. With your help, we can cover gaps in our current funding and show up and show out for those most vulnerable.
Donate today! Become a sponsor today. We can't do it without you.

Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2022
Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice & Sustainability
2299 Spring Rose Rd, Verona, WI 53593
3:30pm-5:50pm: SHBF Participant Celebration
For the participants of Supporting Healthy Black Families, volunteers and donors! Farley Center tours, hay pit, slack line course, corn pits, Build a scarecrow, painting and more!
6pm-8pm: Donor and Sponsor Celebration
Live music by Cigarette Break! Cocktails, appetizers, networking and fun activities!

Contact: info@urbantriage.org for free shuttle service to event.

Learn more about Cigarette Break below!
Support families in keeping warm during this school season. With your donations, Urban Triage will distribute shoes and coats to 75 families at Penn Park on Saturday, September 24th, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm.
Individuals and organizations can get involved by donating cash or gift cards. Donations can be made online, or you can drop them off at 147 S. Butler St., Madison, WI 53703. Monday thru Thursday from 9 am til 4 pm.
To Donate online, Click below!
For more information, please contact Charnice at canderson@urbantriage.org.
UT's Annual Rage Clinic
Join Urban Triage for our Annual Rage Clinic! It's been two years since our last one. We invite all Supporting Healthy Black Families current and past participants to participate. We'll be releasing our anger out on two vehicles donated by Madison Auto Recycling!

The Rage Clinic will be held on August 20th, 2022, at 2 PM, located at 2312 South Park St in the northern parking lot of the Village of Mall. Equipment will be provided as well as protective gear; all you need to do is bring yourself! Please wear jeans, a long sleeve shirt, and comfortable shoes.
If you have any questions, please send an email to info@urbantraige.org.
If you would like to donate to support the purchase of the protective gear, we would appreciate it. Click below.
We would like to thank Madison Auto Recycling for donating the vehicles. We appreciate YOU!!!
WLCC: Latino Business Excellence Award Gala
Urban Triage, Inc. is proud to sponsor and attend this year's Latino Business Excellence Awards - Tributo, presented by Wisconsin Latino Chamber of Commerce! We look forward to celebrating the success of our local Latino businesses!
Did you know that Urban Triage offers Transformative Education, Equity, and Social Justice Consulting? We offer effective leadership strategies and training regarding deep diversity, equity, and social justice issues that are delivered in a series of sessions with time for application in between each period. Contact us today to further discuss your needs and our offerings in this regard.

Below are some of the areas of consulting offered by our organization:
Short- and Long-Term Training & consulting, Individual Coaching, Strategic Planning and, Mission Development and more!
Meet Charnice Anderson!
We are truly grateful for the dedication and work that Charnice has brought to our team! She is everything.
She joined our organization as a Program Support Specialist, excelled beyond our expectations, and was quickly promoted to Office Manager. She now facilitates the smooth running of our south side office. Charnice has a diverse background in human resources, customer services, and caregiving, making her a perfect fit with Urban Triage.
Thank you, Charnice, for all you do! We see you, and we appreciate you!
Meet Tory Latham!
Tory Latham was recently hired as our Youth and Family Engagement Coordinator. He brings over 24 years of professional work experience, and twenty of those years were right here in Madison. He has worked in the car business, mobile communications, and even construction but found that working with our community is where his passion lies. With Urban Triage, Tony is looking forward to continuing this work with others with the same goal of empowering our community.
Meet Abbie Pergande!
Abbie Pergande was born and raised in Madison, WI. She was recently hired as an Outreach Specialist. She loves spending her free time with her Nephews and in nature. Abbie brings lived experience and the will to grow and be a model for her community. Abbie is excited to start her journey as an Outreach Specialist and ecstatic to see what this role has in store for her.
Thoreau is Hiring an Administrative Clerk Senior!
 The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is committed to Becoming a Model School District by striving to provide an anti-racist, culturally responsive, and inclusive atmosphere. MMSD actively seeks and encourages women and candidates of color to apply.

Just Recovery Grant Writing 101 Webinar
The MATCH Team presents the "Just Recovery Grant Writing 101 Webinar". We are excited to offer this webinar twice to accommodate your schedule and availability. The first is on Wednesday, August 17, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, and the second is on Tuesday, August 23, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. 
Courtney Hayward will discuss the basic documents needed to apply for grants, different types of awards, tips, tricks, and resources for success in grant writing. Whether you are a seasoned grant writer or someone just starting to think about writing a grant, this webinar is for you.

Register in advance:
Wednesday, August 17, 3:30-5:00 PM Webinar
Tuesday, August 23, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Webinar 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
gBETA Urban League Business Accelerator
The gBETA Urban League accelerator is now accepting applications for our Fall 2022 cohort! We're looking to connect with Madison-based businesses owned by Black and BIPOC identifying entrepreneurs from high-tech startups to Main Street small businesses!
gBETA Urban League is accepting applications through September 1
Program Dates: September 29 - November 18
Want to learn more?
Email Nichole (nichole@gener8tor.com) with any questions
211: Programs to Support Household Expenses
Every little bit helps. Find out if you qualify for discounts on your landline, mobile phone, or Internet bills through the Lifeline Program by calling 211 or heading to checklifeline.org.
Navigation Specialist Needed for Urban Triage’s My Body, My Choice Initiative
We're looking to hire a Navigation Specialist to offer direct support to women who are vulnerable and in need of family planning resources. The Navigation Specialist will provide field-based case management services and system navigation support. Our goal is to promote positive health outcomes and reduce significant health disparities at the community level.
Apply today, and please share it among your networks!
News and Event Submissions
As your local community nonprofit, FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, we promote the latest business news, community-focused events, and the latest Urban Triage updates! Urban Triage’s newsletter, “The Report,” is a daily email communication that allows its readers to keep up to date with what is happening with Urban Triage and in the community! These biweekly emails currently reach nearly 10,000 contacts and community leaders!

To be considered for our Community Corner and Events Calendar, submit your news and events to info@urbantriage.org.
For the People, by the People.