Visiting Fun Wisconsin Cities And Towns, Listening Better, Decrease In Wisconsin Homelessness

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We talk with the host and producer of a public television show dedicated to some of Wisconsin’s most unique cities to visit. Then we talk with a journalist who’s spent a lot of time thinking and writing about how to listen better. And we look at Wisconsin numbers from a new HUD homelessness report.

Featured in this Show

  • A Celebration Of Wisconsin's Unique Cities And Communities

    The public television show “Around the Corner with John McGivern” has aired more than 100 episodes taking viewers inside Wisconsin’s unique communities. We talk with John and the show’s producer for a preview of the ninth season and welcome your thoughts on the best cities and towns in the state.

  • A Guide To Listening More And Missing Less

    Our guest, someone who asks questions and listens for a living, says we have lost our “listening mojo” as a society. We talk to her about her new book that follows both scientific and anecdotal research she’s done into how we can all be better listeners.

  • Federal Housing Agency Says Homelessness Dropped By 7.5 Percent In Wisconsin Since 2019

    A new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says homelessness in Wisconsin dropped by 7.5 percent since 2019. We talk to the head of Wisconsin’s agency on homelessness about their efforts, and how that drop squares with what they’re seeing on the ground.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • John McGivern Guest
  • Lois Maurer Guest
  • Kate Murphy Guest
  • Mike Basford Guest

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