Archive of Local Policy

Wisconsin Mascot Law Having an Impact

on August 4th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

The Kewaunee School District in Wisconsin has decided to formally discontinue the use of its Indians team name and logo!  We think this is an extremely important issue for public education today. This decision comes after Wisconsin passed the historic Race Based Nicknames, Mascots, and Logos Law.  Here is some…

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A guest shares her thoughts on the proposed curfew

on November 30th, 2009 in Blog by | No Comments

by Brandy Johnson Tomorrow (December 1), a proposed curfew for minors in Iowa City will come up for consideration by our City Council. I was recently asked if I felt that the curfew proposal was focused on black youth.  My answer was “ABSOLULTELY YES!”  The violence that people talked about during…

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