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By Lisa Bauer COLLEEN BUTLER GREW UP IN A DIVERSE SMALL TOWN. “From as early as I can remember, we were talking about race at…

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By Rachel Werner DR. JASMINE ZAPATA confronts life’s fragility each day. As a pediatric resident at UW Health American Family Children’s Hospital, Zapata treats…

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By Marni McEntee ALMOST AS SOON AS Leslie Orrantia starts talking about her work and her goals, she notes that—unlike many of those she’s looking…

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By Hatheway Rawlinson A FORMER FASHION DESIGNER—for the houses of Liz Claiborne, Gap and Lands’ End—Tu Le now is the founder of the Madison Art…

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By Shelby Deering EVERYBODY NEEDS A MENTOR and role model. Jennifer Krueger Favour, a lieutenant with the Madison Police Department, has filled that role for…

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By Candice Wagener JULIANNE CARBIN FIRST LEARNED about the National Alliance on Mental Illness during graduate school at UW-Madison. “I thought that was just amazing…

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By Rachel Werner MADISON AREA CHEF NETWORK’S Executive Director Theresa Feiner votes with her heart, and her fork. Piggybacking off her day gig at Wisconsin…

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By Lisa Bauer IF NOT US, WHO? IF NOT NOW, WHEN?” A quote attributed to an early Jewish leader, this is Vanessa Mc- Dowell’s mantra….

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By Candice Wagener AS A LEGAL SECRETARY in the Public Defender’s Office, Jillian Falligant wondered about the victims. “Everybody else in the case has left…