Voter priorities, Wisconsin foraging, Medical field access

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A man wears a hat with a U.S. flag pattern and writes with a pen with a flag attached as he votes at a booth with a flag decoration.
Kevin Griffith fills out a ballot Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at the Village of Waukesha Municipal Complex. Angela Major/WPR

We talk to one of the organizers of a project talking to voters about the issues that are most important in the upcoming election. Then we talk to a Wisconsin environmentalist who is eating only what he can forage in the state. Later, we learn more about a new organization helping latinx students get into the medical field.

Featured in this Show

  • The issues that matter the most to Wisconsin voters

    Wisconsin Public Radio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the LaFollette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have partnered for a project to better understand the societal issues that matter the most to voters in Wisconsin. We learn more about the scope of the effort and what it hopes to accompllish.

  • New Wisconsin chapter for advancing Latinos in medicine

    We learn about the launch of a new local chapter of an organization dedicated to mentoring and supporting young Latinos to pursue careers in the medical field.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Susan Yackee Guest
  • Dr. Patricia Tellez-Giron Guest

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