An article from the Wisconsin Life Conference Newsletter
Feb 15, 2023
Amid the national debate over the best way to teach United States’ fraught racial history to school-age youngsters, a UCC pastor in suburban Milwaukee is leading an initiative aimed at empowering a rising generation of racial justice advocates.
Anti-Racism for Youth, spearheaded by the Rev. Laura McLeod, pastor of Brookfield Congregational UCC, launched late last year with a retreat at America’s Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee. Monthly meetings will continue through May with homework assignments in between. The project was supported by a $3,000 Catalyst Grant from the Wisconsin Conference. (…)