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Northside residents take the lead as Navigators

By Abha Thakkar Northside Planning Council How do we begin to truly support a more racially and economically just community? By giving power to the people of that community. The Neighborhood Navigator program...

Local entrepreneurs seek resources, support through MarketReady

By Oona Mackesey-Green Northside News Madison Public Market’s MarketReady Program collected 83 applications before the deadline to apply passed July 1. The applications flowed in over the course of a three-month outreach...

Meet the Northside Neighborhood Navigators

Atasha Pinnell My name is Atasha Pinnell. I am a Packers Townhouses resident. I’m truly grateful to be selected as a Neighborhood Navigator. I am excited about my role as a Navigator...

Healthy Food for All celebrates second anniversary

By Chris Brockel Healthy Food For All On June 23, Healthy Food for All (HFFA) celebrated the second anniversary of its formation in a style that it has grown accustomed to —...

13th spotlights mass incarceration, sparks community discussion

By Diane Walder Remember that old song “Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke that begins “Don’t know much about history…?” That’s probably true for most Americans — especially those of us who have only recently...
Abha Thakkar

NPC Executive Director’s Column: August/September 2017

Terri, Danielle, Mallory, Tamaha, Rachel, Tracy, Atasha. These seven women, along with Johnny and Deon, the two Northside Wanda Fullmore youth interns with the City, have occupied the better part of...

FEED Bakery Training provided foundation for food entrepreneur

By Lauri Lee Northside News Sheryl Osinowo (Oh-shee-no-wo) moved to the Madison area a few years ago. As a late-life mom of an 11 year old and recently divorced African-American retiree, she contemplated...
Abha Thakkar

NPC Executive Director’s Column: June/July 2017

Welcome to the summer whirlwind! The first quarter of the year is always a bit quiet for NPC with local food system activity slowing down during the winter months, but we’re...

Advertising sales shift at the Northside News

After many years of dedication to the Northside News, ad sales manager Lauri Lee is stepping down to focus on her other roles with the Northside Planning Council. Lauri served as...

FEED Bakery Training Program accepting applications

By Martee Mikalson FEED Bakery Training Program Be inspired, develop new skills, make great friends and earn your way to a job that you enjoy! You could qualify for the FEED Bakery Training...

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