Muslim in Madison

Muslim in Madison

The women stood out like rainbow prisms of refracted light against the wet gray sky, covered from wrists to ankles in embroidered scarves and sarongs of green, fuchsia and mango. Some wore expertly wrapped hijabs in more muted colors, others temporary head coverings...
The City That Philanthropy Built

The City That Philanthropy Built

“Madison has long leaned on philanthropy. When John Nolen had a vision of a city built on an isthmus, it was a small group of philanthropists led by John M. Olin who ponied up the $2,500 to publish the unique architectural plan. Since then, nearly everything you...
Madison Police Department and Mental Health

Madison Police Department and Mental Health

Response to Crisis It’s been 14 months since five Madison police officers were assigned to work exclusively on cases involving people with mental illness, which affects one in five U.S. adults each year. While the majority of those with mental illness are...
Homelessness in Madison, Wisconsin

Homelessness in Madison, Wisconsin

Share this article buttons here? Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Homelessness in Madison, Wisconsin The Long Road Home and Visibly Unsettled Madison Magazine two-part cover story, February 2016 I met Shamiaa Stewart when she graciously agreed to publicly tell her story...