8 O'Clock Buzz
Madison West High School students Ella Jordahl, Katia Wanish, and Lily Sandholm talk to Jan about the Madison-area youth’s climate justice group and West Green Club, and their efforts to raise funds for solar panels on West High School. The group has procured over $100,000 to their goal to make West High “carbon neutral” by […]
Jan talks with Kristin J. Wilson, anthropologist and sociologist at Cabrillo College, about her most recent book, “Other’s Milk” — a study of breastfeeding in all its variations, a spectrum ranging from from sharing breast milk between women to “butch-identified breastfeeders” to “chest-feeding”.
Brynne McBride, COO of ABC for Health, talks to Jan Miyasaki about that groups ongoing efforts to provide legal advice and navigation help for individuals trying to navigate issues of healthcare and healthcare financing.
As part of the year’s focus on Madison Sister City projects, Jan talks with Ricard Gonzalez about the Madison-Camaguey, Cuba, relationship in both historical and current projects between the cities.
Monuments to important Civil War “heroes” have come into question lately, primarily those persons who fought to support slavery. Jan interviews Louis P. Nelson, noted historian and professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia, about the issues surrounding these monuments. He will be giving a lecture at U.W. on Thursday, November 15.
Years in the making, and after several disappointing setbacks, Madison’s homeless day resource center, the Beacon, opened a little over a year ago. It’s been a turbulent, busy year. Since it’s opening in October, 2017, the Beacon has served 235 guests a month — 80% more than originally anticipated, providing a diverse suite of services […]