KOJO Productions LLC is a local community-based theatrical company. Our goal is to bring historically overlooked events from the African American experience to the public stage. In addition we want to recognize the global contributions which have been made by a proud people. KOJO Production’s final goal is to encourage other groups to pursue their […]
The very bumpy road toward the creation of a Dane County homeless day center hit a few more potholes a couple of weeks ago. Only one vendor, the fledgling nonprofit Stepping Stones, responded to the County’s request for proposals to operate the center — and came in a third over budget. The county board rejected the sole proposal, and now it’s back to square one for the troubled facility. Dane County District 2 Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner has led the charge to create the Day Center. Brian Standing spoke with Heidi about the difficult path on the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz.
Richard Scott, Sr is in the studio talking about his new play “The Invisibles. Some of the cast join us and present excerpts from the play. Richard and the kids will present “The Invisibles” at Goodman Community Center on May 14th from 7:30-8:30.
As construction continues on Madison’s long-awaited Union Corners development, one group of nearby residents of the area have found themselves booted out of the vicinity. Two weeks ago, “no parking, no standing” signs sprouted up along Winnebago Street extension, apparently aimed at removing an informal encampment of homeless living in their automobiles and recreational vehicles. […]
(WORT) — Reporter Darien Lamen tells us how an 11th hour compromise was reached between county officials and Bethel Lutheran Church, who hosts the shelter.
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.