Madison365 Week in Review for August 20


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    Wisconsin’s children of color are more likely to face mental health challenges, according to a new report.




    The Dane County Board rejected a plan from the Black Caucus to reduce the jail population and bring the new jail project back under budget.


    New murals by Lilada Gee added color and vibrancy to the UW South Madison Partnership space.




    Centro Hispano’s weekly El Mercadito returned this week after a two-year hiatus.




    In Appleton, a new mural painted by students of color was unveiled Friday.




    Longtime Madison College assistant women’s basketball coach Mike Mayfield has been named co-head-coach.




    Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett said 577 firearms were collected during last weekend’s Gift Cards for Guns event.




    Astra Iheukumere was named interim director of Dane County Human Services, the first person of color to lead the county’s largest agency.



    DPI American Indian Education Consultant David O’Connor was honored with two more awards.



    Dr. Fania Davis will bring decades of social justice experience to the YWCA Racial Justice Summit next month.

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