Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing, visited Madison today and thanked Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway for the resources she pledged to help his city build a library. Mayor Rhodes Conway said Madison would not give money for the project, but would instead use Madison city staff to help the project and promote Kanifing’s fundraising efforts. […]
Today, we’re talking about Madison’s Sister Cities. Host Bert Zipperer speaks with Madison businessman, activist, and former City Council member Ricardo Gonzalez. You might know him as the owner of the much-beloved The Cardinal Bar, or from his work with the Madison-Camaguey Sister City Association. Later in the hour, we also speak with Barb Olson […]
Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio are two organizers from the U.S. – El Salvador Sister City Project, Cintia Gonzalez and Zulma Tolbar. They’re touring the US to meet with community organizers and activists and share their experiences with organizing rural communities across El Salvador.