Madison365 Week in Review for April 10


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the All of Us Research Program, now recruiting diverse people for a major health data study.

    With people of color now a majority on the Common Council and in charge of many other institutions, Madison could be a national model, writes our CEO Henry Sanders.



    Dr. Torsheika Maddox has been promoted to chief of staff to UW-Madison’s Chief Diversity Officer.




    The Wisconsin Dynasty youth basketball program has added a semi-pro team to the Wisconsin Basketball League.




    The Dane County Board has recognized April 11-17 as Black Maternal Health Week.




    Forward Madison announced that the club will return to playing home games at Breese Stevens Field.




    An ambitious new program will support home ownership for Black families through education and downpayment assistance.




    UW Health is partnering with community organizations to get vaccines to vulnerable and under-served populations.




    Dane County’s new sheriff says he will work on repairing relationships and keeping the jail population low.




    The Social Good Accelerator nonprofit entrepreneurship program is recruiting its next cohort.




    The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is hosting vaccine clinics the next three Saturdays.




    Gloria Reyes reflected on three tumultuous years on the Madison school board.

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