Young people have been part of every major social movement in US history, from the American Revolution to the civil rights movement and beyond. For today’s show, guest host Nan Enstad talks to Dawson Barrett, a history professor and self-identified “cheerleader for anyone who’s raising trouble.” They spend the hour exploring the rich history of […]
One in five girls in Wisconsin is currently living in poverty. Significantly more Wisconsin girls than boys report experiencing cyberbullying; they also experience higher rates of child abuse. More Wisconsin girls than boys report suicidal planning and self-harm behaviors. These are just a few of the findings of the The Status of Girls in Wisconsin: […]
In a special pledge drive edition of her show, Carousel Bayrd speaks with Dr. Lisa Damour, author of bestselling book Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Dr. Damour is a columnist for the New York Times and contributor to CBS This Morning, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice.
Carlos Eduardo Gacharna came to Madison when he was 7, seeking a better life from his native Columbia. Gacharna attended multiple schools as his family moved, eventually graduating from Memorial High School and then from the University of Wisconsin Madison Art Department, where he studied ceramics and glass. As an outsider, art, he says, became […]
During this month, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness month, guest host Lilada Gee will cover an important topic related to domestic violence. Today’s topic is teen dating violence, with guests Erika Lee and Sherry Lucille. Erika Lee is the founder of P.U.R.S.E. Foundation (Partnering Under Real Situations Everyday) and a youth motivational speaker who […]
It finally feels like summer today in Madison. But instead of hitting the parks or the pool, are the kids you know parked inside on the couch, playing with a smart phone or tablet? Are today’s teens spending too much time with their heads down, eyes glued to their phones? How young is too young […]