Madison365 Week in Review for June 19


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    Voces de la Frontera is starting a 90-mile, nine-day march from Milwaukee to Madison to demand a path to citizenship for essential workers.



    Bayview Community Center and the Urban League of Greater Madison both hosted vaccine clinics this week with the aim of increasing access among communities of color.



    Dane County’s Youth in Government program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year.




    Briarpatch Youth Services has joined a national collaboration to look into the connections between youth homlessness and the juvenile justice system.



    Madison’s 32nd annual Juneteenth celebration will take place Saturday in Penn Park.




    The fourth annual Juneteenth Soul Food Brunch is set for Sunday.





    The Black Platteville Community will host its second Juneteenth celebration at Smith Park in Platteville Saturday evening.




    Entering its second year, Black Umbrella Global is expanding its services but keeping activism at its core.




    Boys and Girls ClubA new Madison-based nonprofit aims to eliminate what it calls “play deserts” by building and improving playgrounds around the world.



    Former Badger Michael Flowers has joined venture firm Equity League in Green Bay.




    Aidan Yang’s “Flaky Salt” meal delivery service won the People’s Choice Award at the most recent CEOs of Tomorrow pitch contest.




    Project Recovery is offering mental health and emotional support for anyone who needs it as a result of the pandemic.



    Urban Triage is raising $25,000 to help families who need assistance with rent.




    Forward Madison has added depth to its midfield with the signing of Christian Enriquez.

    The club also announced that it will celebrate Juneteenth with musical performances, a poetry reading and custom scarves.

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