Join us for this annual 12-hour celebration of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. More than 150 amateur and professional musicians of all ages will volunteer to play works by J. S. Bach that they have selected themselves. From clavichord to electric bass, cantatas to unaccompanied suites, sax to organ… we’ve got everything Bach. Local […]
We’re Madison Freewheel Bicycle Co., and we’re the nonprofit that will be running the Madison Bicycle Center when the Judge Doyle Square project opens (projected open date will be around Thanksgiving). We want to use our Access Hour to talk about the Bike Center, Freewheel, and the work we do surrounding transportation justice.
Earlier this year, we spoke with Representative Jimmy Anderson about his request to Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos for reasonable accommodations related to his disability. For today’s episode, Ali is joined in the studio by Rep. Anderson to get updates about his ongoing fight for accommodations and his work in the state legislature. Representative Jimmy […]
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) recently denied Representative Jimmy Anderson’s (D-Fitchburg) request to phone in to committee meetings. Rep. Anderson, who is paralyzed from the chest down, argues that the Americans with Disabilities Act requires the State Legislature to provide accommodations. The situation has sparked a broader conversation about disability rights, which is the […]
“Don’t let the wheelchair fool ya!” That’s the catch phrase of Autumn Neugent, Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin 2019. For today’s show, we’re joined by Autumn and fellow wheelchair warrior Thabiso Rowan, options counselor at Disability Hub MN, to shine a light on disability activism and advocacy. Over the course of the hour, Autumn and Thabiso share what […]