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Alder Tag Evers

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Alder Tag Evers

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2329 Keyes Av

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210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
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Madison, WI 53703
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Alder Evers’ Blog

Tag: Gun violence

The Mayor's Statement on Gun Violence

Hi Everyone, Here is the Mayor's statement on gun violence, issued this morning: "Even as our City grapples with the effects of a national pandemic, and strives to come to grips with the scourge of systemic racism and inequality within our community, we face yet another critical challenge – … [read more]

Kaleem Caire Says Their Names

Hi Everyone, Again, we find our city at a crossroads. The question remains, how will we move forward? Will we reach back for the status quo, a return to a halcyon past? A city that works remarkably well if you are white and among the privileged, but not nearly so well if you are poor, if … [read more]

Living the Paradox

Hi Everyone, It's possible for two things to be true at the same time. Which is to say it's possible to be outraged by the murderous attack on Jacob Blake while opposing property destruction as counter-productive. This paradox is not unlike the dismay and anger one feels about gun … [read more]

Condemning Terrorist Threats in our City

Hi Everyone, Monday night I was on State Street and the Capitol Square and noticed a handful of white counter-protestors armed with assault rifles. The nightmare scenario was evident, that there could be bloodshed on the streets of Madison by vigilante groups. Guns are showing up on both … [read more]

District 13 Updates: When to Call 911, Annie Stewart Fountain, Badger Football Redux

When to Call 911 Dudgeon-Monroe's Anti-Racism Committee has published a Guide for When to Call 911. The purpose is to minimize unnecessary calls to the police and reduce the possibility for unintended harm. The cover story in this week's Cap Times discusses the phenomena of calls for service … [read more]

District 13 Updates: Vilas Park Drive, Leaf-Free Streets, Public Safety

Hi Everyone, I trust you're enjoying this lovely summer-like weather. Here are some updates as we head into the weekend: Temporary Reopening of Vilas Park Drive Vilas Park Drive will reopen for vehicles this weekend and next for Democracy in the Park. The event, which is designed to … [read more]

Good Neighbor Gathering, Madison Bike Week, Brush and Yard Waste Collection

Hi Friends and Neighbors, Good Neighbor Gathering - September 25th The District 13 Neighborhood Alliance invites you to a free, safe, outdoor, alcohol-free, family-friendly event--the 2nd annual Madison Good Neighbor Gathering on Saturday, September 25th from 12noon to 5PM at … [read more]

Operating Budget, Gun Violence Reduction Strategy, Fall Yard Waste Collection Begins

Hi Everyone. Operating Budget We're in phase two of budget season, focusing now on the 2022 Operating Budget. The Finance Committee will be discussing the Mayor's Executive Operating Budget at its meetings on Monday, October 11 and Tuesday, October 12. Monday Meeting … [read more]

Correction: BRT Downtown Meeting, Ho-Chunk Storyteller, Monroe Street Library and more

The Public Information Meeting to discuss the Downtown portion of the East-West BRT line has been changed to October 28 at 6pm. Click here for the Zoom link. Hi Everyone. Here is a brief update about various items of interest and meetings you may wish to check out. Bus Rapid … [read more]

2022 Operating Budget, Violence Prevention, Truman Olson Groundbreaking

Hi friends and neighbors, Here are meetings and events you may find worth checking out. 2022 Operating Budget The Finance Committee will be discussing amendments to the 2022 Executive Operating Budget at its meeting today at 4:30. I am cosponsoring several amendments: Expanding Monroe … [read more]

A Not-So-Happy Memorial Day

Greetings this somber Memorial Day. On Memorial Day, also known as Decoration Day, we recognize the sacrifice of those who paid the ultimate price in the giving of their lives in our nation’s wars. The Civil War and World War II stand out as wars to defend democracy and our shared humanity, … [read more]

Wear Orange: A Walk & Rally Against Gun Violence today at 6pm

Dear neighbors...plesae consider joining today's rally against gun violence. [read more]

Transit Redesign Wraps Up, Vilas Park Drive Changes, Juneteenth Celebration, March For Our Lives

Greetings friends and neighbors, Here are this week's updates: Metro Transit Network Redesign The Metro Transit Network Redesign is coming to the end of a process that began eighteen months ago. The Redesign is on the agenda at this week's Transportation Policy and Planning Board which … [read more]

Glen Golf Park, Building Energy Savings Program

Hi Everyone, Here are the updates heading into next week: Glen Golf Park Grand Reopening As I shared on a previous blog post, you are cordially invited to the grand reopening celebration of the Glen Golf Park, starting at 3pm tomorrow at the Golf Park, located at 3747 Speedway Rd. It's … [read more]

Bay Creek Homicide, Meeting Highlights, Wingra Watershed Study Public Information Meeting

Greetings Friends and Neighbors, As many of you know, a homicide took place on Lakeside St. in Bay Creek last week. The tragedy of this cannot be understated. Thoughtful words were shared on the Bay Creek listserv, and I'd like to call attention to two of them: Lamenting the life lost, … [read more]

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