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Racine’s Financial Empowerment Center honored with financial literacy award 2 years running

RACINE — The Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) recently received the Governor’s Financial Literacy Award for a second straight year. The recognition is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions and the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy and Capability. The FEC offers free, one-on-one professional financial counseling to City of Racine residents. This counseling […]

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Housing access and affordability round table includes Gov. Evers, Mayor Mason, community leaders, residents of Racine

RACINE — Gov. Tony Evers returned to the City of Racine for the second time in March, to show his support towards initiatives happening locally, first it was maternal and infant mortality, and now, housing. Gov. Evers grabs a piece of Kringle to enjoy while in Racine for a tour and round table discussion about […]

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Housing panel: Better policy needed, yet reasons for hope

RACINE — Housing insecurity is a big problem locally, yet panelists at a Monday evening forum here also expressed reasons for hope. “Bringing Home Justice – The Housing Crisis in Racine County” was a 90-minute panel discussion sponsored by Opening Our Hearts and Minds to End Racism. Panelists were: Grant Buenger, Racine Habitat for Humanity […]

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Housing Crisis in Racine panel discussion coming to Gateway Technical College on March 6

RACINE — “Bringing Home Justice – the Housing Crisis in Racine County,” is an upcoming panel discussion featuring several knowledgeable experts on the housing situation in Racine with a focus on justice for People of Color and other under-represented groups. “Bringing Home Justice” will take place on Monday, March 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. […]

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