Wisconsin Watch and Wisconsin Public Radio have launched a new, seven-part podcast and web series, Open and Shut, that shines a light on the power of the prosecutor — and its impact on victims, the accused and the justice system.
Watch and listen to a preview of “Open and Shut,” the new podcast from Wisconsin Watch and WPR that shines a light on how prosecutors do their jobs — and the danger of allowing that power to go unchecked.
Partnerships and deep listening were key in attempt to build trust among Ho-Chunk Nation citizens.
The 2020 census showed the Asian American population in Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago counties grew from 16,330 in 2010 to 22,189 in 2020. That’s nearly a 36% increase, compared with a 10% increase in the overall population.
The change in Oshkosh is reflected across northeastern Wisconsin, a place where new Hispanic and Latino arrivals are increasingly finding established multi-generational communities that offer support systems.
The number of people who identified as multiracial in the U.S. census increased 245% statewide between 2010 and 2020.
A push by tribal and federal officials to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. census resulted in what tribes are hailing as the most accurate picture to date of the size and diversity of people with Indigenous ancestry in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin has a new recipe to increase affordable housing development thanks to a “cookbook” released in February.
In 2020, mostly due to the pandemic, Green Bay saw more people who lack housing gathering in St. John’s Park in the heart of downtown, generating more than 100 police calls from April to October, including disturbances, public drug use and sexual assaults.
USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin spoke to urban sociologists, housing experts, lifelong dairy producers, community organizers, teachers and others to learn more about the reasons behind northeast Wisconsin’s diversity boom.
The region’s Hispanic, Black, Asian and Indigenous communities boomed over the past decade.
The fierce competition for talent in Wisconsin won’t end soon, and employers across industries must adapt to survive the statewide worker shortage, experts said.