The effect of racist policies in Wisconsin through generations, Helping homeless people in rural areas

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Heard On The Morning Show
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A journalist with PBS Wisconsin delves into a new four-part series exploring the effects of racism through generations. Then, the head of a social services organization in Superior talks about efforts to help homeless people in some of the northernmost regions of Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • New series explores lingering effects of racist policies in Wisconsin

    A new four-part series explores how racist policies in Wisconsin’s history affect people’s lived experiences today. We talk with a journalist who worked on the series about how the effects of racist policies evolve through generations.

  • Northern Wisconsin agency talks challenges facing rural homeless populations

    According to the Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, more than 600 people seek homeless services in the northern region annually. We discuss housing and income insecurity. Plus, we learn how a former hotel was turned into a local shelter to support homeless people in rural Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Murv Seymour Guest
  • Millie Rounsville Guest

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