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RESTORATIVE JUSTICE: THE PATH TO PRISON REFORM

Healing the ripples of harm caused by crime is not easy, but that is the challenge the Prison Ministry Project of the United Church of Christ in Wisconsin has taken on to fix a broken criminal justice system. While politicians campaign on being “tough on crime” and accuse opponents of being “soft on crime,” Rev…. Read more »

WYSO IS MUSIC TO OUR EARS

WYSO, the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra, which began over 50 years ago, has grown to provide a full array of orchestral training and performance opportunities to over 400 young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18. Three full orchestras, two string orchestras, a chamber music program and a broad selection of ensembles and workshops… Read more »

SAILING INTO THE GOLDEN YEARS

Someday will never come, until it does!  The birthdays are adding up, and you begin to wonder what those final chapters are going to look like. Enter AgeBetter, Inc,, the parent organization of SAIL (Sharing Active Independent Lives). SAIL’s mission is to enable members over 55 to live secure, engaged lives on their own terms…. Read more »

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO DO SOMETHING NEW

Guest: Peggy Trojan Peggy Trojan published her first poem in 2010. She was seventy-seven years old. Her inspiration came from a class on poetry writing she decided to take in her mid-seventies. After reading one of her poems, her instructor encouraged her to submit it for publication. That was the beginning. Since then she has… Read more »

SIMPSON STREET FREE PRESS SPEAKS OUT

Guests: Jim Kramer, Executive Director; Taylor Kilgore, Managing Editor; Josepha Da Costa, LaFollette H.S. freshman and Teen Editor, Simpson Street Free Press When it comes to developing professional journalistic skills – researching the facts and verifying them, learning to write clearly and concisely, and editing and revising for increased clarity and accuracy, the Simpson Street… Read more »