8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Ken Taylor, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) regarding the the latest KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. “Wisconsin has a lot of work to do to improve outcomes for children of color,” said Ken Taylor, executive […]
What is Verona Aid? How are students in the community taking action in response to the Syrian refugee crisis? How are they helping address poverty right here in Dane County? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Jason Knoll and students from Verona Area High School to discuss the Verona Aid project.
Today Karma Chavez talks with Sean Avery, Sara McKinnon and T. Banks about their upcoming performance, “We the 350: Poverty, Racism and Incarceration in Wisconsin,” which will take place in Promenade Hall at the Overture Center November 7-8. The 45-minute production, written by McKinnon and Banks, is a narrative-based performance exploring themes of racism, poverty, […]
Why has the WI GOP advanced a bill that will control how people on welfare eat? Is in necessary to drug test all welfare recipients? What changes are coming to the FoodShare program? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Did you know that forty-seven million Americans live in poverty? Do we need a new economic Bill of Rights? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently ranked Wisconsin the worst state in the nation to raise an African-American child. The Monday Buzz talks to Nonet Sykes about the report, why Wisconsin ranks so poorly and what, if anything we can do about it.