In a surprise announcement Thursday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the Madison Chamber of Commerce had accepted an offer to purchase their building as a site for the long-delayed homeless day shelter and resource center.
Carousel has a split show today. First, she’s joined by Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy from GSAFE to discuss Mount Horeb’s decision to cancel the school’s reading of “I Am Jazz,” and transgender youth. Later Carousel talks with State Representative Melissa Sargent and Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner on their bills for access […]
MADISON (WORT) — Mayor Paul Soglin is proposing to the Madison Common Council some new ordinances that would limit the time that anyone could stand, sit, or lay down in the central business district. Several advocates for the homeless spoke to WORT’s Craig McComb in studio.
How will the city of Madison further address the homeless population? What actions are currently taking place by the mayor, the county executive, and their respective legislative bodies to help with this problem? On Tuesday, July 14th, Carousel Bayrd discussed homelessness with Madison City Council President Alder Denise Demarb and Dane County Board Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner.
MADISON (WORT) — A homeless day shelter in the Town of Madison has been scuttled by a court ruling. Patrick Waring has the story.
How is homelessness thought about at the local and national levels? How does advocacy work interplay between the two? How does homelessness at the national level inform how those at the local level think about solutions? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!