James Dillard interviews Aaron Hicks of Nehemiah, James Morgan of the Madison Area Urban Ministries, and Felix Giboney from Trained to Grow about the difficulties facing African American youth today and their efforts to intervene, provide peer support, help deal with family issues and generally “walk with them” to help provide positive opportunities and “lived […]
Emilio De Torre, Director of Community Engagement at the ACLU of Wisconsin, talks about some of that group’s activities related to racial justice, divestment in mass incarceration, and hopes of prison reform under the Evers’ administration.
Sheryl McFarland, member of “Just Leadership USA” talks with Jerome Dillard about the efforts by that group to close the Milwaukee County Secure Detention Facility, a prison used primarily to house parole revoked, but released, ex-incarcerated individuals. The center has experienced 1 death per year of its 18 year existence, and the group is working […]
Buzz host Jerome Dillard speaks with Aaron Hicks about the difficulties that ex-incarcerated individuals have winning back the right to vote, both in Wisconsin and other states. In the second segment of the show, Jerome and Aaron speak with Ed Wall, former Director of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and author of the book “Unethical”, […]
Host Jerome Dillard talks with Mikal Ngubane from “Born Free Organization” about his experiences in the prison system, and his Chicago-based group’s motto: “We Can Help Ourselves”
It’s primary election day in Wisconsin! On today’s episode, hear a variety of election perspectives with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk with Matthew Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign to get a bird’s-eye view of election issues, including campaign finance. Next, we discuss the relationship between prison reform and elections with Eric Howland […]