Madison band Ladyscissors, which features Lorrie Hurckes and Brent George on guitar, Anne Bull on bass and Stephanie Rearick on drums, had been planning a tour when the pandemic hit. With the live universe ground to a halt, the band turned to video projects instead. Ladyscissors released their new music video for “Ascending Like Flies” […]
For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]
Dane County Time Bank is celebrating its 13th birthday on Saturday, October 20th, from 7-10PM. Originally established as a mechanism to replace money with shared services, the Time Bank has expanded to support restorative justice, and to become a hub of shared resources for other community action groups.
Substitute host Rebecca Kemble explores the idea of “the commons,” a type of model in which resources are managed and accessible to all members of a community. She is joined by Stephanie Rearick, founder of Madison’s Mutual Aid Network; Christian Iaione, Associate Professor of Public Law at Guglielmo Marconi University of Rome and Visiting Professor of Governance of the […]
Today we explore working alternatives to the capitalist system with people who are running these initiatives. They will present in the MANs (Mutual Aid Networks)-UP conference, to be held in Madison starting next Friday, August 26. Guests are Madison’s Stephanie Rearick, founder of the Dane County TimeBank and Creative Director of Mutual Aid Networks; Kate […]
What does the new Restorative Justice Initiative mean for low-level youth offenders? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with YWCA’s Ali Treviño-Murphy and Timebank’s Stephanie Rearick and Lorrie Hurckes to discuss the new initiative that allows youths who receive a Municipal Violation from the City of Madison to go through a restorative justice program instead of court.