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, […]
Last week’s spring election in Wisconsin had the whole country talking about voter access and democracy during a public health crisis. Now that the results are in, Carousel spends the hour doing an election recap and analysis with Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin, and Sachin Chheda, a partner at Nation Consulting and a political […]
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; […]
Exciting things are happening in Madison this week! On today’s show, Carousel talks with Emerge Women of the Year Heather Colburn and Emerge ED Erin Forrest about tonight’s Woman of the Year Awards ceremony and the climate of being a woman in office. Later she is joined by Annie Weatherby-Flowers the Department of Civil Rights to […]