Home Madison Madison365 Week in Review for April 3

Madison365 Week in Review for April 3


Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the Men’s Leadership Summit. It’s FREE and registration is open now!

Public Health Madison & Dane County has removed most restrictions on outdoor gatherings.




The Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Evers’ mask mandate.




Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Kalvin Barrett as Dane County Sheriff.




A new dance school and performance company aims to give space for aspiring Black and brown dancers.




American Family Insurance has promoted Telisa Yancy to president of American Family Direct.




The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County’s new downtown location, Club on the Square, opened this week.




The state Department of Health Services has awarded $6.2 million to 100 organizations, including Madison365, to help get vaccines to underserved communities.



The Rebalanced Life Wellness Association has partnered with area barbershops to offer vaccines to Black men.




Award-winning journalist Mina Kimes will deliver the Axthelm Lecture at Marquette this week.




The Madison school board will no longer rely solely on seniority in layoff and surplus decisions, a change aimed at increasing racial equity in staffing.



In his new role as special assistant to the schools superintendent, David Hart will bring a restorative justice approach to school discipline.



Dr. Rainey Briggs was named the new superintendent of schools in Baraboo.

Keep watching Madison365.org and our Facebook page for the latest news from Madison’s communities of color, and our special COVID-19 page for the latest on the pandemic. And don’t forget we’re a nonprofit, free-access news and information source — so if you’re able, donate today!