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Gun Safety Is in Our Hands (2nd Hour)

February 5, 2024

While Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature are currently incapable of doing anything to save children from the national epidemic of gun violence, others are trying to do their part through home-based initiatives. We’ll learn more from our friends at Motherhood for Good. Also: Terry Bell with 3 Things You Need to Know to start the […]

2023 Special: Motherhood for Good

December 18, 2023

We had many “Motherhood Mondays” in 2023 with our friends from Motherhood for Good. Here are some highlights from their work to inform busy parents about current events and the need to be informed voters.

A Reprieve Is Not a Resolution (Hour 2)

October 23, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers provided a reprieve to childcare providers and parents by temporarily saving the Child Care Counts program, but only the Legislature can fund it to a sustainable level. We’ll talk to our friends from Motherhood for Good as well as state Sen. Kelda Roys. Plus Civic Media News Director Terry Bell has 3 […]

Motherhood for good

October 7, 2023

Kate Duffy and Erin Phillips organized Moms for Mandela after the horrific shooting in Uvalde Texas. It was time to get involved if they were going to keep their children safe. Within a few months they had more than 1000 followers on Instagram.  After Mandela lost they transformed to Motherhood for Good and today they have […]

Sarah Godlewski and a Win for Motherhood (Hour 2)

August 7, 2023

Wisconsin Secretary of State Sarah Godlewski and Motherhood for Good will come together to review how her group Women Win Wisconsin played a vital role in April’s state Supreme Court election and how moms can continue to grow their level of civic engagement so our state doesn’t backslide from its recent gains. 

Weekly Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow for Aug 5

August 5, 2023

This Tuesday, Wisconsin got a new justice. The investiture of Janet Protasiewicz marks a new era, a return to normalcy after years of political activism by far-right justices. We’ll discuss the significance for Wisconsinites of a court under progressive control with representatives of Motherhood for Good and later with state Senate Democratic Leader Melissa Agard.

A Better Wisconsin Begins Today (Hour 2)

August 1, 2023

This is the day the Wisconsin Supreme Court gets a new justice. The investiture of Janet Protasiewicz marks a new era, a return to normalcy after years of political activism by far-right justices. We’ll discuss the significance for Wisconsinites of a court under progressive control with representatives of Motherhood for Good and later with state […]

A Victory Lap for Moms (Hour 2)

April 10, 2023

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court will be controlled by progressives for the first time in 15 years, thanks in large part to moms and their allies who spread the word that nothing gets better until they pursue a much higher level of civic engagement and community organizing. We’ll talk to Nicole Slavin and Erin Phillips of Motherhood […]

Time for Moms to Make a Difference (Again) (Hour 2)

April 3, 2023

With hundreds of members and thousands of followers, Motherhood for Good is motivating an entire block of voters—busy moms—who otherwise might have skipped Tuesday’s critical state Supreme Court election. The group’s 5-member executive board joins us to make one final pitch to parents about the very real impact this race will have on families in […]

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