The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (WEHN) hosts an annual conference focused on environmental health. The conference features recognized speakers and an environmental justice panel. This conference also provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, environmental advocates and concerned citizens to network and make connections.
Approximately 2.4 million Black youth throughout the United States participate in a wide range of after-school programs that focus on tutoring, academic achievement, sports and play, organizing and activism, cultural identity, and more. Today on the show, Carousel sits down with Bianca J. Baldridge to talk about the youth workers who run these programs—who are […]
Dane County’s “Suck the Muck” project has received a lot of exciting attention over the past year for their legacy sediment removal in Dorn Creek where they have removed three to four feet of sediment since 2016. Now on the second phase of the project, Dane County will begin the program in Token Creek. In […]
Join us for “Stories in Stone” at Pope Farm Conservancy with Brooke Norsted, Assistant Director of the UW-Madison Geology Museum. Travel through time and discover the unexpected history of Wisconsin’s geological past, including volcanoes, tropical seas, and mastodons! We will look at specimens in the iconic stone fence and talk about the deep stories that […]
Let’s talk education! For today’s episode, Ali hosts a roundtable discussion with Mary Swenson (English teacher, West High School), Natasha Sullivan (7th/8th grade teacher, Badger Rock Middle School), Lydia Hester (student, East High School), and special guest Walter about navigating the divide between teachers, students, and administrators. They spend the hour talking about issues vital […]
As we recently discussed on the show, student loan debt in the United States has increased significantly over the past decade, jumping from $600 billion in 2008 to over $1.5 trillion USD today. Several Democratic presidential candidates, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, have proposed student loan debt cancellation or free college as a major […]