WORT is holding an election for 8 seats on its Board of Directors. According to station bylaws: The Board shall consist of: A) One (1) Fulltime Staff Member; B) Six (6) Participating/Volunteer Members; C) Four (4) Listener/Supporting Members. There are currently 5 seats available for Participating Members (Volunteers) and 3 seats available for Supporting Members […]
The idea is simple. Expand the building, expand the programming, and bring all 130 students to grade-level math and reading skills by 2020. All it will take is $2.2 million, and Vera is well on its way. By the time groundbreaking happened this spring, Vera had already raised 60% of the necessary budget. 94 donors, […]
Once a month, First United Methodist Church and MACH1 hold a Foot Clinic for the homeless in Madison. Volunteers gather at 203 Wisconsin Avenue and wash the feet of needy members of our community. The clinic started in the spring of 2016, and continues to draw volunteers from across Madison. Foot care is a commonly […]
In this week’s Democracy Checkup, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe talks about the failed election strategies of today’s politicians. He says instead of going to the same old playbook, elected officials need to do more to connect with voters.
Douglas Wissing joins Allen to discuss the largest U.S. military engagement on the planet, the War in Afghanistan. Wissing is a journalist who has written for The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, BBC, CNN and more. He is the author of “Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America’s Endless War in Afghanistan.”
It’s a first in company history. On May 16th, Madison Gas & Electric shareholders brought a resolution to the annual shareholder meeting. The company’s CEO vowed to reach the City of Madison’s renewable energy goal by the year 2030. With a few citizens applying pressure to MGE, they made a public promise to do […]