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 […]
Soon, Wisconsin will be closing the Lincoln Hills juvenile detention center and dispersing residents to the counties, which means that the Dane County Board needs to create a means to receive the children into our community. Next week, a panel presented by the Madison organization MOSES (Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality, and Solidarity) will discuss […]
What is the MOSES conference? What are the hot topics on organic farming this year? How can people get involved? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service Executive Director Faye Jones and Lauren Langworthy, MOSES events manager on this year’s conference. MOSES is a nonprofit organization that promotes organic and sustainable […]
Ann Pooler from Madison Organizing in Strength, Equality and Solidarity, or MOSES joins us to talk alternatives to the county jail.
Saturday, October 11th is the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice’s Annual Assembly. This year the Assembly will focus on overcoming racial disparities in incarceration. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
MOSES, the interfaith coalition addressing over-incarceration in Wisconsin, presents a live interview by Fawn Bilgere of MOSES with Minister Caliph Muab’El. There are opportunities for call-in questions and comments. Minister Caliph was formerly incarcerated from the age of 15 to the age of 30 (including 10 years in solitary confinement!) and now runs a mentoring program for at-risk […]