Should the homeless be kicked off public benches? Are the homeless a nuisance for Downtown Madison? To continue the discussion on homelessness in Madison, today Carousel Bayrd talks with Central District Captain of Police Carl Gloede, YWCA Housing First Case Manager Libby Tucci, and Susan Schmitz, President of Downtown Madison Inc. on actions being taken by the city and business owners on the homeless population on the isthmus.
With the new academic year just around the corner, today we’re talking MATC. What efforts are being made to improve access to underserved populations? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with President Jack E. Daniels to discuss the school’s expansion and plans for the upcoming school year.
How do we break the country’s love affair with incarceration? Prison reform is a growing interest for both Democrats and Republicans now – but how much common ground is there? Is there a bridge between Republicans wanting to spend less money and Democrats wanting better care and less incarceration? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Lauren-Brooke Eisen from the Brennan Center on bipartisanship in prison reform.
Does it make sense to impose the harshest treatments on the most challenging kids? Are we treating chronically misbehaving children as though they don’t want to behave, when in many cases they simply can’t? These are some of the questions Katherine Reynolds Lewis asks in her latest profile of psychologist Ross Greene. On Tuesday, August 4th, host Carousel Bayrd talked with Lewis on this and Greene’s approach to addressing misbehavior in children.
What do you think about public funding for the Milwaukee Bucks arena? Are there economic benefits? Do private owners deserve public funding? How is this any different from any other government loan? Today host Carousel Bayrd spoke with Sachin Chheda of Nation Consulting and Bob Connally of Common Ground.
How will the city of Madison further address the homeless population? What actions are currently taking place by the mayor, the county executive, and their respective legislative bodies to help with this problem? On Tuesday, July 14th, Carousel Bayrd discussed homelessness with Madison City Council President Alder Denise Demarb and Dane County Board Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner.