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Madison365 Week in Review for July 23


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A new farmers’ and artisans’ market in Marshall is thriving on the diversity of its vendors.



Naod Fessahaye, a senior at Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay, will represent Wisconsin as a Senator at Boys Nation next week.



National Guardian Life Insurance Company unveiled a massive stone mural in its new lobby, setting its diversity commitment in stone.



Entrepreneur Daijah Birchette is seeking community support to open Madison’s first Black-woman-owned vegan food cart.



UW scientist Dr. Maria Mora Pinzon is working to decrease dementia in Latino communities.



Ho-Chunk/Ojibwe artist Christopher Sweet was chosen to create a mural to memorialize Indigenous ancestors relocated to Northern Wisconsin and buried under the UW-Stevens Point campus.


Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra composer-in-residence Dr. Bill Banfield debuted his new work, inspired by the life of Frederick Douglass.



New Beginnings Counseling Center focuses on mental health services for people from communities of color and the LBGTQIA+ community.



At a “teach-in” this week, parents and community members urged the Muskego-Norway school board to allow a novel on incarceration of Japanese Americans to be included in the literature curriculum.


NAMI of Dane County elected Dr. Diane Gooding, a professor of psychology and psychiatry at UW-Madison, as its next president.



An honorary street sign in Madison was dedicated in honor of longtime South Side community leader Willie Lou Harris.



The Latino Academy or Workforce Development held its largest-ever GED and CDL graduation last weekend.

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