What safety improvements can be made to Madison’s bike paths and neighborhood watches? Today Karma Chavez talks with Erin Thornley Parisi, executive director of the Rape Crisis Center about the attack that occurred last weekend on the Capital City Trail, and issues surrounding sexual assault, and Dayna Long, organizer of tomorrow night’s Take Back the Bike Path March.
What does the new Restorative Justice Initiative mean for low-level youth offenders? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with YWCA’s Ali Treviño-Murphy and Timebank’s Stephanie Rearick and Lorrie Hurckes to discuss the new initiative that allows youths who receive a Municipal Violation from the City of Madison to go through a restorative justice program instead of court.
What is the future state of education in Wisconsin? Will the Southern Wisconsin Area Principals’ letter to Scott Walker affect the changes being made to funding and local control in the education system? Today guest host Bert Zipperer talks with Donna Vukelich-Selva and Dean Tim Slekar from Edgewood College and Percy Brown Jr. to discuss education in the state.
What is the Detention Watch Network? Who is being detained and why? What changes to immigration reform need to happen to reduce this? Today Esty Dinur talks with local activist Leila Pine and Mary Small, Policy Director for Detention Watch Network to discuss the current state of immigration and mandatory detention in the United States.
What does the State of Working Wisconsin report say about job growth, wage stagnation, and racial disparities? Today Allen Ruff talks with Laura Dresser, Associate Director of the UW Center on Wisconsin Strategy to discuss the report released last Friday and what it means for Wisconsin.