Madison Area Urban Ministry
Madison-area Urban Ministry, Inc. (MUM) is a nonprofit interfaith social justice organization that convenes individuals and faith communities in the greater Dane County area in order to identify, study, urge action, and work together for social justice in the broader community. MUM has spurred social change in and about Dane County for almost three decades.
MUM seeks social justice in regards to poverty and racism in Dane County. MUM works on several issues such as housing for all, re-entry of formerly incarcerated people, healthy neighborhoods, and mentoring of children who have a parent that is incarcerated (see below).Mentoring Connections
Mentoring Connections provides mentoring services to children ages 4-17 who have an incarcerated parent. There are over 1,600 Dane County children who have a parent in prison. To sign up a child or get a Volunteer Mentor Application contact Shawna, (608) 256-0906, or email (Shawna@emum.org) for an application or to find out more about the program.