Madison365 Week in Review for Nov. 3


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    It was a wild week in Cincinnati and Madison, as United Way of Greater Cincinnati CEO Michael Johnson alleged the board chair engaged in “subtle threats” and created a “hostile workplace environment” in an email to the board. Days later he left the job he had started just months earlier and on Thursday the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County announced that he’d be returning to the CEO post there. His departure created a backlash in Cincinnati, forcing the United Way of Greater Cincinnati board chair to resign.


    A new Voces de la Frontera initiative is working to get Latinos to the polls.




    The Tenant Resource Center named Sterling Lynk as its interim executive director.




    Eddy Harris will headline the Nelson Institute’s lecture on race and the environment.




    Rising from the Wisconsin Leadership Summit, the new Wisconsin Leadership Council will drive the work to attract and retain talented people of color.



    Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development will get a $1 million grant to work on issues of health equity.




    About 400 people attended a vigil on the University of Wisconsin campus to honor and remember the victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.



    The White Collar Boxing event this weekend will raise funds for the Bob Lynch Boxing Foundation to support young athletes and their championship dreams.



    In the final days of the election, Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers are tied in the polls.



    Black Olive Community Theatre will present a staged reading of the seminal play A Raisin in the Sun tonight at Badger Rock Neighborhood Center.



    Selfless Ambition and Starbucks have partnered for the Gifts for Kids Campaign, allowing customers to buy gifts for kids in the community.



    Madison’s Matthew Teague started making quarters disappear in second grade, and now has a thriving career as a magician.




    Over a year in the making, the Progress Center for Black Women officially opens today!




    Dr. Jasmine Zapata earned the 2018 Athena Young Professional Award.




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