Plans to end homelessness in Green Bay area, Why low-income women distrust tap water

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We continue our exploration of the problem of homelessness with a look at efforts to eradicate it in the Green Bay area. Then, we talk with a UW-Madison professor who has found low-income women increasingly favor bottled over tap water because of concerns about contamination.

Featured in this Show

  • Green Bay's action plan to end and prevent homelessness

    According to Point-In-Time estimates, more than 550 people experienced homelessness in Brown County last year. We learn more about the region’s plan to prevent and end homelessness, which includes improving outreach services and offering landlord incentives.

  • New analysis looks at relationship between gender, wages and trust in tap water

    A recent analysis from a UW-Madison professor finds that bottled water consumption is most prevalent among low-income women, signaling a distrust in household tap water. We speak with the professor about this and other recent news in bottled water.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lydia Van Thiel Guest
  • Manny Teodoro Guest

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