Navigators turn outreach into input to guide Northside initiative

This post was originally published on this siteNeighborhood Navigators (seated) Tamaha Jones (left) and Mallory Saurer (right) were serenaded by Mariachi Corcel de Madison while staffing a table at the recent Northside Community Supper as part of their outreach and engagement efforts. By Abha ThakkarNorthside Planning Council The Northside Stable Families, Strong Community (SFSC) collaboration…

FEED Bakery Training Program

This post was originally published on this siteFrom left to right, bakery student James Emery, instructor Jim McLaughlin, student William Crump, production staff Tristan Schobert-George and Amber Blumer, production manager Brendon Krueger, student Tony Jacques. Photo by Adam Haen By Lauri LeeNorthside Planning Council Individuals enrolled in the FEED Bakery Training program can take the…

Connect Northside tour highlights economic development opportunities

This post was originally published on this siteThe Connect Northside bus tour involved leaders from Northside Planning Council, Northside Economic Development Coalition, Dane Buy Local, WWBIC, Northside Business Association, Madison College, Dane County Regional Airport, City of Madison economic development division, developers, neighborhood leaders and financial leaders as they discovered what makes the Northside a…

Northside Community Resources

This post was originally published on this siteThis list of resources available to Northsiders, along with additional resources, is available at northsideplanningcouncil.org/community-resources. Domestic Abuse Domestic Abuse Intervention Services24–hour helpline: 251-4445 or800-747-4045.abuseintervention.org | 251-1237info@abuseintervention.org Employment Latino Academy of Workforce DevelopmentBilingual adult education, training and employment.latinoacademywi.org | 310-4573general@latinoacademywi.org FEED Bakery Training ProgramAn NPC job training program.feedbakery.org/job-training |…

Madison entrepreneurs become MarketReady as program begins

This post was originally published on this site By Oona Mackesey-GreenNorthside News Three months of community outreach, countless community partners, 83 applications, 51 business pitches and 30 acceptance letters later, the Madison Public Market’s MarketReady Program announced its first cohort this month. For MarketReady participant Carmell Jackson, this moment is a culmination of years of…