Madison365 Week in Review for May 8


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    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.

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