In response to Governor Scott Walker’s latest State Budget proposal, The Madison Institute sponsored a four-part series of Progressive Roundtables to discuss the realities of the changes. They invited knowledgeable panelists in four areas: K-12 Education; University of Wisconsin System; Social Services; and Natural Resources. You can listen to audio recordings of the sessions at themadisoninstitute.org.
This Thursday afternoon is a CORE Action Café titled: “Talk.. Action.. Change.” CORE Action Café is a brief, immersive learning journey that uses the high-impact “pro-action café” process for collaborative reflection on participants’ real-time questions. This is Thursday, May 28th, from 1:30 to 4:30pm at the Urban League of Greater Madison, 2222 South Park Street. For a brief introduction to the culture-shifting work of CORE, and to register for this Action Cafe, visit consultingforchange.org.
The Respite Center is a safe place for kids, ages birth to fourteen, whose families are under stress or in crisis. They’re looking for volunteers to play with kids four hours a week. Training is required. Call 244-5730 for details.