Madison365 Week in Review for September 21


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    A day after an investigation found Madison Police officers’ actions were “objectively reasonable” and legal, attorneys for the family of a 17-year-old Black boy who was punched in the head while in a mental health crisis have indicated they may take the City to court.


    The Madison school board will seek community input through community meetings and an online survey as they search for a new superintendent.



    Madison Links will honor six local leaders, including Rev. Marcus Allen, at its 10th annual jazz brunch.




    Madison365 was named a finalist for two national awards, including Publication of the Year, by the organization Local Independent Online News Publishers.




    Centro Hispano will hold its 30th annual gala this weekend, where it will honor a number of local leaders with community awards, including Madison College Dean Valentina Ahedo and immigration attorney Aissa Olivarez.



    In response to a request from the Ho-Chunk Nation, Dane County supervisors are considering renaming Squaw Bay on Lake Monona.



    The Green Bay Packers will honor Jose Vasquez with a Hispanic Heritage Month Award at Sunday’s game.




    The new Neighborhood Organizing Institute is seeking nominations for adult and youth Organizer of the Year.




    Early estimates indicate that the new Madison College Goodman South Campus has exceeded enrollment targets.




    The City of Madison and the Ho-Chunk Nation dedicated “The Badger,” the final sculpture of renowned artist Harry Whitehorse.

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