Juneteenth is a holiday that has been celebrated for over 156 years in African American communities but in recent years it has gained greater recognition and acceptance throughout the country. Finally, this year, on Thursday, June 17, President Biden signed legislation enshrining June 19 as the
In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in Dane County as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other.
In our community, older
On Monday, January 18, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, and the recognition of this day is more important than ever this year. Our country and our communities are in turmoil on multiple fronts as we live day to day with events and circumstances that we never thought could occur in the
As Veteran’s Day 2020 approaches, the Madison Senior Center would like to show our veterans how truly grateful we are for their service.
“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” - Jeff Miller
According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, 71% of Americans 65 and older voted in the 2016 Presidential election. This is an outstanding turnout compared to the 46% voting rate for 18-29 year olds in the same year. Keep it up, seniors! Because what we learn time and time again is that every vote
Today is Juneteenth. On this day in 1865, the people of Galveston Texas were told the war had ended and that enslaved people were now free. This news came to Texas 2 ½ years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
WRITTEN BY: DR. STEVEN DILLINGHAM AND DR. RON JARMIN
The 2020 Census is important because responses help determine congressional representation for each state, and guide how billions of dollars in public, private, and not-for-profit resources are distributed across the
Monday, January 28, 10:30 - 11:30am
Please join us to welcome the new Senior Center and Senior Services Manager, Sally Jo Spaeni.
Sally Jo Spaeni is a familiar face in the downtown service area. She was
formerly with the Community Development Authority (CDA-City of
Today’s senior centers are a vibrant, action-packed combination of life engagement, cognitive and physical stimulation, and learning and doing what they can about avoiding disease and disability. During National Senior Center Month, the Madison Senior Center is celebrating these shared experiences