Dane County’s homeless shelters have spent the past ten months implementing plans to prevent community spread of the COVID-19 virus through the local homeless population. Now, those same pandemic-induced adaptations are helping local shelters weather this week’s dangerous cold front. Casey Becker, Director of Dane County’s Division of Housing Access and Affordability, says that the city […]
Porchlight is a non-profit with the goal to reduce homelessness in Dane County. They work with community leaders to provide shelter, affordable housing, and supportive services for people experiencing homelessness. They are the main provider for men in need of shelter in Dane County. For many years, Porchlight provided overnight shelter through basement facilities in […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee speaks with Carmella Glenn, who shares her story of childhood trauma, struggles with alcohol addiction, and what she’s learned about healing as a Black woman. Carmella works as the Program Coordinator for Just Bakery in Madison, a culinary training program from Madison Urban Ministry that works with individuals facing significant barriers […]
Holiday concert to support Porchlight. The event is free to attend and a freewill offering will be taken.