City of
Madison

District 8

Alder Juliana R. Bennett

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Alder Juliana R. Bennett

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Bennett’s Blog

Tag: UW-Madison

Letter to UW-Madison Leadership Team

Letter to UW-Madison Leadership Team: COVID-19 Response Plan Coronavirus has increasingly exposed disparities and injustices within our institutions and specifically within UW-Madison. Empowering the voices of my constituents, a majority of which are students, is crucial during this time of … [read more]

126 Langdon

126 Langdon Development Core Spaces' proposal for development at 126 Langdon Street is set to be voted on at the May 18th Plan Commission meeting. Without a functioning neighborhood association and in the middle of a pandemic where most stakeholders have been displaced, youth voices will once … [read more]

05/26/20

DISTRICT UPDATE 05/26/20 Several student-related issues have been exacerbated by coronavirus (COVID-19). In this district update, you'll find student-focused census information, COVID-19 resources & updates, the 126 Langdon Development, and information on a Campus Neighborhood … [read more]

NEW: Campus Neighborhood Association

Student leaders and residents of campus-area neighborhoods are coming together to create a neighborhood association catered directly to students and residents of the area--not just property owners. In response to the 126 Langdon development process, which showed a glaring lack of adequate and … [read more]

Joint Statement on Police Violence

Supervisor Elena Haasl (District 5) and I are in full support of protesters and the demands for a radical transformation of society that starts with abolishing police departments and replacing them with non-violent public safety departments. We have both joined protesters in the streets to … [read more]

07/13/20

DISTRICT UPDATE 07/13/20 2020 CENSUS The census data continues to reflect a dismal student population in Madison. COVID-19 has been a massive disruption in our lives, but unfortunately, the census is going to continue, so making the most of it will be crucial. Below is a link to a … [read more]

Madison Voting Guide

MADISON VOTING GUIDE (2020-2021) If you are a U.S. citizen, will be 18 years of age on or before Election Day, have resided in Wisconsin for at least 10 consecutive days before Election Day, and are not currently serving a felony sentence, including probation/parole, you are eligible to vote … [read more]

COVID-19 Campus Resources

COVID-19 Campus Resources It would be an understatement to say that this semester will be the one of the most challenging times for this community. From students to seniors, to working-class residents, COVID-19 will worsen Madison's socioeconomic divide. We're not going to sugarcoat the … [read more]

10/05/20

DISTRICT UPDATE 10/05/20 2020 CENSUS Guide to filling out the census for UW-Madison students Per usual, the census data reflects a dismal student population. Be sure to share with friends because this ultimately determines resource allocation to specific … [read more]

Press Release: Student Relief Fund

Within the coming months, more funding for emergency relief will become available. I'll be posting a compiled list of resources beginning of February when most become accessible to District 8 and City of Madison residents. See Press Release below. -- … [read more]

COVID-19 Campus Resources

We are nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and many, including myself, are wondering when we'll finally see the end. In the meantime, familiarize yourselves with the ongoing mutual aid efforts in Madison in case your or anyone you know might be in need. Below is a compiled list of resources … [read more]

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