Through a new partnership with Madison BCycle, library card holders can access one of more than 330 electric-powered bikes for free.
Glotzer, an expert in housing segregation, outlines policies that pushed people of color out of the housing market, the legacy of those policies and possible solutions to undoing the damage.
"It’s time to place family well-being at the center of our national agenda."
The smaller of the two murals, “Rise Up,” depicts a bird surrounded by two faces with a mix of symbols woven throughout. The “Lift Up” mural features a child’s hands raised, “lifting up opportunities.”
Re-naming the school after Bruce Dahmen, a beloved former principal, was suggested many times. The committee will meet again on Aug. 31.
West and Memorial high schools announced their campaigns — which in total sought about $18 million — and received School Board approval this spring. Monday night, the board approved smaller campaigns at La Follette and Capital high schools.
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Cooperative: Businesses (spanning childcare, transportation, farming, financial services) owned and democratically controlled by their members who share the risks and benefits
Housing cooperative: A residence whose members collectively own and control it
Co-housing: Community with private living spaces and shared resources
Community land trust: Nonprofits that own and manage land primarily for the stewardship of affordable housing
Housing cooperative equity structures
Market rate: Typically require members to buy in at a greater share, and members can sell share at market price when they leave the co-op
Limited equity: Separate ownership and use rights to preserve affordability, share resale price limited
Zero or group equity: Nonprofits organized to provide affordable housing alternatives, members have control over operations in a democratically elected board but do not have legal ownership or equity claim on the cooperative
• Cooperatives are businesses owned and democratically controlled by their members, who share the risks and benefits. They span sectors including childcare, transportation, farming and financial services.
• Wisconsin's strong cooperative laws make the state a friendly place for starting one, and housing co-ops, in particular, are built into the culture of Madison.
• Housing cooperatives can be a part of the solution to address Madison's housing affordability challenges, however, the co-op lifestyle may not work for everyone.
• Madison recently made changes to its zoning code and Affordable Housing fund that could encourage more housing cooperatives.
• Advocates hope they can be part of the solution to the city's housing challenges, but some changes may be needed to ensure cooperative living is welcoming for all who seek it.
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Recipients will "use culturally relevant information and engage in outreach to promote vaccine acceptance," and some will also work to increase access to the vaccine by coordinating rides, helping schedule appointments, hosting vaccination clinics and more.
Fulfilling President Joe Biden’s pledge to reopen schools will be the biggest challenge and test for Miguel Cardona, the new education secretary.
U.S. soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe told a Congressional panel on Wednesday that she and her teammates knew firsthand that their celebrity did…
Some homeschooling advocates expressed concerns the law could negatively affect the perception of homeschooling if microschools are unsuccessful, though the proposal would keep microschools separate from homeschools in state statute.