Madison365 Week in Review for May 8

    0

    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the first-ever Women’s Leadership Summit, coming June 16-17. Registration is free and open now at https://www.wileadershipsummit.com/womensleadershipsummit!

    The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, along with the UW School of Pharmacy and Madison365, will host a series of vaccine awareness events this week.

     

     

    The 13th annual Pre-Mothers Day Brunch will celebrate the resilience of Black mothers.

     

     

     

    Madison Public Libraries will open May 24.

     

     

     

    A new bill would require Asian American culture and history to be taught in Wisconsin schools.

     

     

     

    A Centro Hispano program funded by CUNA Mutual will encourage savings among Latina women.

     

     

     

    “Pose” creator Steven Canal will give a keynote address at the UW Diversity Forum.

     

     

     

    Forward Madison FC revealed its new home jersey.

     

     

     

    The club also signed defender Ronaldo Lomeli.

     

     

     

    Free Bikes 4 Kidz will cooperate with 40 local organizations to give away bikes this weekend.

     

     

     

     

    For the first time a UW Odyssey Program cohort graduated after a year of online classes.

     

     

     

    The Madison Common Council came one vote short of approving the purchase of a building for a homeless shelter.

     

     

     

    The City of Milwaukee approved a $750,000 settlement for former Bucks player Sterling Brown over a 2018 incident of police brutality.

     

     

    The Sable Flames have extended the deadline to apply for this year’s scholarship to May 31.

     

     

     

    The Madison Mallards revealed a new look and logo last weekend.

     

     

     

    Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen bought three television stations in Wisconsin.

     

     

    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is seeking a curator for the next Wisconsin Triennial exhibit.

    Keep watching Madison365.org and our Facebook page for the latest news from Madison’s communities of color, and our special COVID-19 page for the latest on the pandemic. And don’t forget we’re a nonprofit, free-access news and information source — so if you’re able, donate today!