Madison365 Week in Review for March 21


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    In this week’s Real Talk, Henry Sanders sat down with the incoming superintendent of Madison schools, Matthew Gutiérrez.


    365 Media, Overture Center for the Arts and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will host the third annual Wisconsin Leadership Summit October 5-6 in Madison.


    In spite of a rising number of COVID-19 cases, Governor Tony Evers said there are no plans to institute a “shelter in place” order.



    The Dane County COVID-19 Emergency Fund raised nearly $1 million to help families in need.




    Local churches are finding creative ways to worship together and support each other.




    Hundreds of Americans are stranded in Peru after all travel was shut down. Our reporter Fatoumata Ceesay made it out with five minutes to spare.



    Goodman Community Center is maintaining essential services despite having to close its doors.



    Madison Church staff and members delivered “COVID kits” of food and supplies to West Side neighborhoods.



    The Dane County Jail has suspended visitation and work release programs.




    Local nonprofits have teamed up to launch FEED To Go, delivering hot meals to community centers around Dane County.



    A psychotherapist offers advice for talking with your kids about coronavirus.




    The University of Wisconsin will offer online classes only for the rest of the spring semester.



    Despite a health scare, Wayne Strong is pushing forward with his campaign for Madison School Board.




    Recent UW grad Aisha Moe is running to unseat longtime State Senator Fred Risser.




    Angela Trudell Vasquez, Madison’s first Latina poet laureate, aims to be a “poet for the people.”

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