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EILEEN MERSHART REFLECTS ON YWCA

Guest: Eileen Mershart, Executive Director (Retired), YWCA of Madison Eileen Mershart retired this week after 13 years as Executive Director of the YWCA Madison. On her busy “to-do” list during her final weeks leading the effort to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women, Eileen included a visit to the All About Living studio to reflect on… Read more »

THE FORT HOOD SHOOTING: A SURVIVOR’S STORY

Guest: Dorothy Carskadon, Team Leader, Madison Vet Center – Captain, Army Reserves Army Captain Dorothy Carskadon arrived at Fort Hood, Texas on November 4, 2009. This was her last stop on her way to Afghanistan. She had just completed a month’s combat training in California, and on Saturday, November 5, 2009 was sitting in a… Read more »

DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES PARTNER WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT

Guests: Shannon Barry, Executive Director, DAIS – Domestic Abuse Intervention Services Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney The statistics get our attention. Here are just some: 1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point in her lifetime; women make up over 84% of victims of abuse between spouses, and 86%… Read more »

JEREMI SURI ON NATION-BUILDING

Guest: Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Global Leadership, History, and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin; former E. Gordon Fox Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison “Nation-building is in America’s DNA.” states Jeremi Suri in his latest book, Liberty’s Surest Guardian: AMERICAN NATION-BUILDING FROM THE FOUNDERS TO OBAMA…. Read more »

THE CHAZEN MUSEUM OF ART EXPANDS

Guests: Russell Panczenko, Director, Chazen Museum of Art Petie Rudy, Docent, Chazen Museum of Art In 2005, Simona and Jerome A. Chazen stepped forward with a visionary gift of $25 million toward the expansion of the Chazen Museum of Art. More than 140 additional donors, all private sources, then completed the $43 million needed to… Read more »