Childcare Reopening, Wisconsin Small Business Grants, More Neighborhoods In Poverty

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The number of poor neighborhoods in metro areas has doubled since 1980. We find out more about the numbers and reasons for the trend. We also hear about a grant program for small businesses in Wisconsin. Plus, what to know how childcare operations are restarting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Information For Parents Sending Children Back To Daycare

    We find out what questions parents should ask if they are considering whether it is safe to send their children back to daycare in the midst the coronavirus pandemic. We also find out how to talk with children of different ages and abilities about why precautions are necessary.

  • Deadline Approaching For Wisconsin Small Business Grants Applications

    We talk with the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation about the state’s program to award grants to up to 30,000 small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Research Finds Number Of Poor Neighborhoods, And Their Populations, Doubled Since 1980

    Since 1980, the number of poor neighborhoods in metro areas has doubled, as has the number of people living in them. We talk with two researchers about how America’s income gap is hardening along geographic lines and what’s behind the trend.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jessica Bowden Guest
  • Dr. Dipesh Navsaria Guest
  • Missy Hughes Guest
  • Kenan Fikri Guest
  • August Benzow Guest

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