by Lauren Thill | 08/14/2017 - 12:24pm


Even in the middle of the summer, the Simpson Street Free Press South Towne newsroom is busy with students learning and writing. The newsroom is filled with resources for students—from a library full of sources , to the volunteers who help students revise their articles.  

The newsroom exemplifies SSFP’s mission to actively help students learn in out-of-school time in a high-impact, effective fashion. 

by Community Shares | 07/12/2017 - 1:20pm

Community Shares, a partner of Madison Commons, recognizes two volunteers each month. The volunteers come from Community Shares' member groups and are selected for their service to the community and to community issues.

Furman Avery, Grassroots Empowerment Project

by Esta Pratt-Kielley | 05/13/2014 - 7:01pm

Independent TV channel gives platform to independent performers

by Madalyn O'Neill | 05/08/2014 - 2:14pm

Filmmakers seeking community support for political themed horror film

by Scott Girard | 07/26/2013 - 10:30am

Organizers seeks to make Disability Pride Madison Festival an annual tradition

by Nora Hertel | 05/08/2013 - 11:45am

New book by Madison author and editor strives to help others "wake up happy"

by Susan DeVos | 04/19/2013 - 8:35am

The Bus Stops Here column questions the relationship between UW and Metro Transit

by Stephen Perez | 03/24/2013 - 3:50pm

Column from charter school teacher explores the importance of adult volunteers and staff in schools

by Susan DeVos | 03/20/2013 - 3:50pm

Madison Area Bus Advocates column looks at how Madison Metro funding sources vary over the years

by Stephen Perez | 01/24/2013 - 8:00am

New column discusses project-based learning and the challenges of teaching writing

by Zhengzheng Zhang | 11/30/2012 - 7:40am

Video story about a family affected by Rett syndrome and the event to promote awareness of it