In Sunday blog post, Mike Koval announces retirement as police chief, Abigail Becker, Capital Times, Sept. 29; Police Chief Koval retires, Emily Hamer, Wisconsin State
Not even a failed screening of activist Greta Thunberg’s speech at the United Nations, nor humid September weather, could slow down protestors at the Madison climate strike demonstrations Friday.
“Green Card Youth Voices, Immigration Stories from Madison and Milwaukee High Schools” is part of a nationwide campaign to facilitate conversation between immigrant populations and their new neighbors.
Discourse surrounding the possibility of basing F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field has been looming for over a year, but an eight-hour-long city council meeting held last Tuesday indicates that the issue is not fading away any time soon.
Fifty years ago, on July 7, 1969 the Dane County Parent Council broke off and became their own independent nonprofit. This year, Reach Dane, an organization providing early childhood care to low income families, celebrates 50 years.
Over the past five decades, the organization has grown, today serving 1,000 children at 18 locations. Staff balance $17 million in donations and grants to provide holistic care for the children and the families they serve. The nonprofit has had major milestones and they hope to continue to improve in the future.