The Big Share Raises a Record $315,000…and Counting!

The Big Share Raises a Record $315,000…and Counting!

(Post updated) Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) is pleased to announced The 2017 Big Share™ raised a record-breaking $315,000 from 2,700 unique donors, who generously gave to support local social justice and environmental nonprofits in Wisconsin. The Big Share,...
GSAFE: empowering young leaders through education

GSAFE: empowering young leaders through education

“I am a Leader because I am intelligent. I am passionate and I have good intentions. When I put my mind to it my voice can be heard.” –Naomi, Foundations of Leadership participant Through GSAFE’s Foundations of Leadership course, Madison area high school...
GSAFE: empowering young leaders through education

GSAFE: working to reverse the stats on LGBTQ youth

“As a board member of GSAFE and as a nurse, the statistics on risk factors for our LGBTQ youth have saddened me and galvanized my commitment to changing the world in which we live, however small the sphere of influence that I have,” said Ellen. “To...

GSAFE: empowering young people like Amy

GSAFE empowers young LGBTQ people and allies—but Amy’s quote says it better than we can. “Being a part of the GSAFE community shaped me into the leader I am today. I was a peer mentor at the Leadership Training Institute, and it was one of the most...

GSAFE: fostering racial justice as well as LGBTQ justice

GSAFE is one of four groups that make up the Wisconsin Educational Justice Coalition. The Coalition helps ensure that youth of color, low-income youth, youth with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ youth are empowered to learn while being valued and respected. As LeAnn M. White...