Madison365 Week in Review for June 16


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    The Madison Children’s Museum kicked off the fifth summer of its Teen Workforce Program.




    Dane County’s Immigration and Refugee Task Force issued its recommendations, which call for a universal driver’s card, among other measures.



    Dane County is suing drug makers over the opioid epidemic.




    The Capital City Band opened its 50th season this week.




    Verona High School staff didn’t allow an Ojibwe student to wear an eagle feather for graduation, contrary to DPI policy.




    Kristy Yang, the first Hmong American woman judge, will keynote the Wisconsin Women of Color Network’s upcoming conference.



    Renowned stage and screen actor Stephen McKinley Henderson will lead an acting fellowship at Ten Chimneys near Milwaukee this summer.



    An East Side congregation is raising money to create a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.



    Community Shares of Wisconsin is highlighting local nonprofit Pivotal Transition in its 2018 Inspiring Voices campaign.



    Ground was officially broken on the new Madison College Goodman South Campus on Monday.



    UWPD engaged in specialized de-escalation training to help deal with tense situations.



    A community farewell celebration for Michael Johnson is set for Wednesday, June 20.



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