Summer is winding down and school is back in session! Carousel celebrates the first day back in class with school board president Gloria Reyes and recently-elected school board member Ananda Mirilli from the Madison Metropolitan School District. They discuss the search for a new superintendent, the importance of extending support to teachers in their struggle […]
On today’s edition of Meet the Candidates, WORT news director Molly Stentz speaks with the candidates for MMSD school board seat 5: TJ Mertz, Ananda Mirilli, and Amos Roe. Over the course of the hour, the candidates discuss why they’re running, academic achievement gaps, budget priorities in the district, and school safety. The local spring […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Professor Sue Robinson, author of the book Networked News, Racial Divides: How Power and Privilege Shape Public Discourse in Progressive Communities, about progressiveness and race in Madison. Also in the studio is activist and Education Equity Consultant at Wisconsin DPI, Ananda Mirilli. We’ve got copies of this book available for […]
Saturday, October 11th is the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice’s Annual Assembly. This year the Assembly will focus on overcoming racial disparities in incarceration. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Did you know this week is the Madison YWCA’s annual Racial Justice Summit? What is the focus of the summit? Who will be presenting? What does the YWCA hope to achieve? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On Tuesday, July 2nd, A Public Affair’s Carousel Bayrd premiered her first show! She discussed Monona’s new anti-bullying ordinance, which permits police to fine parents if their child bullies another child.