Message to our community

We are heartbroken by the senseless loss of yet another Black life, a reflection of the ongoing systemic racism and the broader social and economic injustices in our country. As members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dane County community, we concur with the words of Karl Martin, Dean of Extension and our County Executive […]

Read More...

The Latinx Parent Workshop Series.

Important Announcement: We are postponing the Finding Answers to the Educational System for My Children  with the intention of reducing the risk of COVID-19 for our community. We will be posting the new dates as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation and patience!   Anuncio Importante:  Vamos a postergar la serie Encontrando Respuestas […]

Read More...

Teen Employment Opportunity! Youth Advocates for Community Health (YACH)

The Youth Advocates for Community Health (YACH) program is a paid opportunity for high school students aged to gain hands-on experiences improving health at the local level. A small group of youth will work as a team to identify strategies and develop plans to address a community health issue they care about. In Dane County, […]

Read More...

Dane County Emergency Notification System – Are You Registered?

COUNTY OF DANE Department of Emergency Management JOE PARISI, County Executive       CHARLES A. TUBBS, SR., Director Dane County’s Emergency Notification System is used to alert people and provide important information during an emergency.  In the event of an emergency, officials can identify the affected area and send a message that describes the situation and recommends […]

Read More...

Dane County UW-Extension Welcomes Summer Interns

UW-Extension is excited to welcome two new summer interns, Renatou Zongo and Mara Shelley!   Renatou Zongo is a student at East High School who will be interning with UW-Extension through a partnership with Centro Hispano’s Escalera program. She will be working with several program areas to explore and learn about the efforts of UW-Extension within the community. […]

Read More...

Simpson Street Free Press & Dane County UW-Extension

During the summer of 2018, Dane County UW-Extension will be hosting staff writers from the Simpson Street Free Press, a nonprofit newspaper and youth center that teaches critical thinking and writing skills in hopes of bridging Madison’s achievement gap. Learn more about the student writers and read the articles they have written in the sections below. Articles […]

Read More...