Richard Scott, Sr is in the studio talking about his new play “The Invisibles. Some of the cast join us and present excerpts from the play. Richard and the kids will present “The Invisibles” at Goodman Community Center on May 14th from 7:30-8:30.
As construction continues on Madison’s long-awaited Union Corners development, one group of nearby residents of the area have found themselves booted out of the vicinity. Two weeks ago, “no parking, no standing” signs sprouted up along Winnebago Street extension, apparently aimed at removing an informal encampment of homeless living in their automobiles and recreational vehicles. […]
(WORT) — Reporter Darien Lamen tells us how an 11th hour compromise was reached between county officials and Bethel Lutheran Church, who hosts the shelter.
Should the homeless be kicked off public benches? Are the homeless a nuisance for Downtown Madison? To continue the discussion on homelessness in Madison, today Carousel Bayrd talks with Central District Captain of Police Carl Gloede, YWCA Housing First Case Manager Libby Tucci, and Susan Schmitz, President of Downtown Madison Inc. on actions being taken by the city and business owners on the homeless population on the isthmus.
MADISON (WORT) — To get a sense of how the regulars at Philosopher’s Grove and nearby business owners feel about removing the large granite sitting stones, WORT’s Patrick Waring headed down to State Street with a recorder.
Do you know your rights as a tenant? Are you concerned about recent attacks on the homeless in Madison? Karma Chavez talks with Anders Zanichkowsky of the Tenant Resource Center about move in day and changing tenant protections at the state level, and the recent attacks on homeless people by the city.