Jan Miyasaki speaks with Betty Merten abou the U.W. Adaptive Fitness Program, a part of the U.W. Department of Kinesiology. This program focuses on modifying equipment and process to make fitness routines available to disabled.
The most recent “tax reform” proposal by Trump and the Republicans in Congress threaten the future of Social Security — a program with 1% administration costs — that “Works”, according to Nancy Altman, author of “Social Security Works” and co-director of Strengthen Social Security.
Bri Bulski, organizer of Take Back the Night — Madison talks about the rally scheduled for this evening, April 19th, at the City-County building.
Celebrating its 12th year, Nuestro Mundo Community School, a dual-language immersion school and part of the Madison Metropolitan School District, teaches more than Spanish and English, but promotes social activities in the community. Jan Miyasaki interviews its principal, Joshua Forehand, and board member Althea Dotzour for the 8 O’clock Buzz.
This coming Friday, Good Friday, will be a “Way of the Cross Walk for Justice” walk to bring attention to human trafficking, homelessness, incarceration, immigration, and LGBT issues. starting at 5:00 PM at St. Raphael Cathedral, 222 West Main Street. Sister Mary McDonnell and Dennis Harrison-Noonan describe the activities and meanings.
Contrary to popular belief, mass shootings are not generally terrorist acts, but actually domestic disputes. Jan Miyasaki talks with Sarah Tofte from Everytown For Gun Safety and Samara Safarik from WI Moms Demand Action about their recent study of mass shootings (shootings with 4 or more victims). The results are surprising.