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ALYSSA KENNEY: DIALING UP DIGITAL EQUITY

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Alyssa Kenney, executive director of DANEnet, reminds us that 14,000 homes in Dane County don’t have access to the Internet as of 2017. Many don’t have computers. She vows to get 1,000 computers out into the community and connect 1,000 households to the Internet by the end of 2018.

AMY RECOB: PUTTING KIDS’ HEALTH FIRST

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“I’m all about supporting kids in healthcare initiatives,” exclaims Meriter Foundation senior development director and BugaBees creator Amy Recob. “Because it’s hard to see children struggle, especially knowing when they have the right support, they learn to be self-reliant…”

KARA O’CONNOR: PLANTING SEEDS ON CAPITOL HILL

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Fighting uphill political and corporate battles is just another day at the office for Kara O’Connor. The Wisconsin Farmers Union Government Relations Director has been grappling with the shifting dynamics affecting modern agriculture throughout her eight-year tenure.

DIY HOLIDAY

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By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Sunny Frantz Sentiment complements style in local maker spaces and workshops where you can find your muse and…

HUMAN KIND

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By Shelby Deering | Photographed by Hillary Schave and Lisa Wilcox Kindness. Compassion. The giving of our time, our money and ourselves. We live…