With election season in full swing, today we’re focusing on women running for public office with Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin. She and Ali cover topics like how identity affects perspective, the misclassification of economic issues like healthcare, education, and childcare as “women’s issues” in government, women’s experience of sexism in public office, […]
Every year since 2016, Carousel has hosted a post-election conversation with political leaders in the community: Mike Basford, chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, and Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin. In this episode, they reflect on the recent midterm election and what the future could hold.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with community leaders about why they’ve been happy in their advocacy work this year. We hear from Dawn Berney, Executive Director of Jewish Social Services; Kaleem Caire, Founder, President and CEO of One City Early Learning Centers, John Hendrick, District 6 Supervisor and Project Director – Attorney at Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups; […]
One year later, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd and her guests reflect on the 2016 election and the way forward. Her guests are Chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, Michael Basford and Executive Director of Emerge Wisconsin, Erin Forest. They talk about the state of the Democratic Party, the increasing importance of being involved in […]