The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a lot of changes to daily life. It’s stressful enough for adults, but for kids, this time can be especially confusing and scary. On this episode, Carousel discusses strategies for talking to your kids about coronavirus with professor Travis Wright. He offers advice about intentional parenting for both young children […]
Half-Pint Resale is the Madison-area’s largest Children’s Consignment Sale, with items for new families, and kids ages 0-12 (and more!) This FREE-ENTRY sale has over 45,000 items for sale. Items come from over 600 consignors who want new homes for their still quality items. This is the 24th sale! Don’t overspend on your family’s needs […]
In the wake of the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend, we turn our attention to gun violence for today’s episode with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk to Patrick Smith, criminal justice reporter for WBEZ, about Chicago’s most violent weekend on record—and how Chicagoans have a different […]
Juana Maria Echeverri Escobar will be giving a talk this afternoon (in Spanish) at Ingram Hall about the efforts of children in Columbia to direct the country toward peace by means of poetry. Jan interviews Juana Escobar, with the help of Barbara Alvarado.
“All politics is reproductive.” That’s the major claim of Laura Briggs, our guest today. She joins Carousel in the studio for a far-reaching discussion of reproductive justice and contemporary American politics. They talk Reaganomics and the destruction of the social safety net, the stereotype of the “welfare queen,” identity politics, the disappearing 40-hour workweek, reproductive […]
Children ages 5-19 are invited to Art + Literature Laboratory for an open art studio experience on early release Mondays. Participants can practice techniques and materials or learn new things! Each week, we will offer ideas for learning new techniques or practicing with different tools, but students may also work on an ongoing project. It […]