This fall, the Willis L. Jones Leadership Center is excited to host speaker DaMontae January from Madison Community Cooperative and Casa del Rainbow in Madison. DaMontae is the Membership Coordinator for Madison Community Cooperative and has been in this position since 2020. Madison Community Cooperative is a non-profit housing cooperative that has over 200 members living in 11 different houses in downtown Madison. It’s mission includes being inclusive and accepting of all different groups and providing low-income residents with housing opportunities. Casa del Rainbow which strives to help young LGBTQ+ adults to be their authentic selves through community building and education. They offer young LGBTQ+ adults housing opportunities in Madison as well.
The Engage Leadership: Speaker Series is a comprehensive lecture and discussion series that brings leaders from the Madison area and beyond to speak about their experience with leadership and how to help others develop theirs. This fall, the Willis L. Jones Leadership Center is excited to host speaker Steve Starkey from OutReach Madison in an engaging presentation on advocacy and leadership in times of adversity.