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Madison365 Week in Review for March 6


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MadREP CEO Jason Fields was the guest on Real Talk with Henry Sanders this week.




Restorative justice advocate Rudy Bankston was the guest on Black Oxygen.







Rock County Jumpstart founder Genia Stevens has been appointed to the county board of supervisors.




One million Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of COVID 19 vaccine.




Former Alder and mayoral candidate Maurice Cheeks has taken to raising money for good causes through baking.






Lawrence University in Appleton has hired its first Black president.





The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County has $1 million worth of athletic shoes and gloves to give away — and needs a little help to do so.




Efforts are ramping up to vaccinate teachers.





The Urban League of Greater Madison has identified the location for the new South Side Black Business Hub.





Milwaukee native Jovan Goodman has released a book to inspire confidence in girls.






Beloved local soul food restaurant Melly Mell’s is fundraising to buy a van for its growing catering business.




A new business is looking to shine a light — literally — on local businesses and organizations.




Forward Madison midfielder Michael Vang is training with the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer for the preseason.

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