On this episode we’re bringing you a live conversation with most of the people running to be the next mayor of Madison. The event was called “Madison’s Arts Future: A Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Arts, Culture and Creativity,” and it took place this past Wednesday, January 16, at the Barrymore Theatre on Madison’s east […]
We continue Carousel’s Meet the Candidates series today by highlighting two more mayoral candidates: Mo Cheeks and Toriana Pettaway. They discuss their priorities for the city of Madison, including addressing inequality, solving the housing crisis, making mental health resources more accessible, supporting the youth of the city, raising the minimum wage, spurring economic development, and […]
When you think of “historic preservation,” you probably think a lot about buildings. That’s certainly how people in charge of local historic preservation efforts in Madison have tended to think about it for many years. The people behind a new project at the city of Madison are hoping to change that, making historic preservation more […]
What plans does the city have to address racial equality in Madison? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Toriana Pettaway, Madison’s first racial equity coordinator, to discuss the new positions and what policies and procedures she plans to develop involving racial equality and social justice in the city.