The struggles of community health centers, An exploration of Midwest fashion

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A man selects a top from long double racks of clothing in a warehouse.
In this March 12, 2019, file photo Willie Walton hangs clothing on a three-tiered conveyor system at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix. (Matt York/AP Photo)

First, we talk about proposals for assisting Wisconsin’s 215 Community Health Centers amid labor shortages. Then, we hear from the Dean of Academics at the Edessa School of Fashion in Milwaukee about the school and what makes Midwest fashion.

Featured in this Show

  • Community Health Centers face challenges in serving low income families

    Wisconsin’s more than 215 Community Health Center sites are facing extreme worker shortages. The sites offer medical, dental and behavior services to people who lack access to health care. We speak with a representative that is proposing solutions to keep the health care lifeline afloat.

  • Edessa School of Fashion founder talks fashion, inclusion in Wisconsin

    Last week, an instructor and three students from the Edessa School of Fashion in Milwaukee participated in two events during New York Fashion Week. We speak with the dean of the school about the first designated fashion college in the Midwest and where Wisconsin falls in the world of fashion.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Richelle Andrae Guest
  • Lynne Dixon-Speller Guest