Avra Reddy says she became politically activated as a 4th grader watching late-night talk shows with her father. Now an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Avra was recently elected to represent District 8 on Madison’s city council. At nineteen years old, she’s the youngest alder currently serving. Today on the show, Ali spends […]
For today’s show, Ali hosts a vital conversation about the work of restorative justice and youth empowerment. Our guests are Aaron Blake, youth court coordinator, and Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer, executive director at Dane County TimeBank, and Eugenia Highland, restorative justice director at YWCA Madison.
Today’s show is all about civil disobedience: the history and practice, strategies, and its role in public and political life. Our guests for the hour are from the ACLU of Wisconsin: Emilio De Torre, director of community engagement, and Molly Collins, advocacy director. We begin with a recording of Martin Luther King Jr.’s last speech, […]
Today on the show, Ali sits down with Megin McDonell, executive director of Fair Wisconsin, to discuss the legal and political climate for the LGBTQ+ community. Along the way, they discuss the role of LGBTQ-friendly candidates in local and state elections, the rainbow wave, anti-discrimination policy and Tony Evers’s first executive order, the election of […]
Coming off the tails of the Madison school board elections earlier this month, Ali invites former school board president James Howard to the studio to reflect on his nine years of service. They have an open discussion about his early years in office, his role as the only African American member of the board, the […]
Wednesday host Ali Muldrow returns to the studio today for an important conversation about sexual assault in schools. She is joined by guests from the Dane County Rape Crisis Center: Missy Mael, Director of Education & Outreach Programming, and Heather Chun, Prevention & Education Specialist. Together, they have a survivor-focused conversation about sexual harassment and […]