The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families’ “Race to Equity” report in October 2013 showed blacks fare far worse than whites in nearly every indicator of well-being for Dane County residents. Latinos and other minorities are also experiencing great disparities. Attacking poverty and inequities continue to be major priorities for Mayor Paul Soglin.
On this program, Paul Soglin details the equity and poverty challenges he is confronting as Mayor of Madison and describes what he is doing to find solutions. Hear about the “Housing First Policy” for Madison’s homeless and the Affordable Housing Plan as the first step. Learn more about the Neighborhood Resource Centers and Teams and other critical support services the Mayor deems necessary to give those who are challenged a chance to succeed. Find out how he is embracing President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge” in Madison. This and more on All About Living.