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Madison365 Week in Review for February 1


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On this week’s episode of Real Talk with Henry Sanders, Dr. Nestor Rodriguez joined us to talk about the importance of health, wellness and self-care, especially among leaders of color.

Brent Wray has been named to head up after school programs at the new McKenzie Family Boys and Girls Club in Sun Prairie, which opens Monday.



Janine Stephens has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness.



Laura Ford Harris has been promoted to Acting Chief Development Officer at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dane County.



The Madison school board unanimously approved changing the name of Glendale Elementary to honor Dr. Virginia Henderson.



Monona Grove School Board President Andrew McKinney announced his candidacy for State Senate.



Teran Peterson is running to represent Sun Prairie on the County Board.




Social worker Joel Lewis announced that he’s running for school board in Waunakee.



The grand opening of the Milton McPike Fieldhouse is set for Saturday night.




Maia Pearson spoke with us about the grassroots campaign she’s running a grassroots campaign for Madison school board.



Culinary historian Adrian Miller is coming to Madison to speak on the theology of soul food, and the legacy of Black chefs serving in the White House.



For the first time, Forward Madison FC will host a US Open Cup match on April 8.

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