Community Partners

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ALL OF US is one of our community partners.

 

Tyson Jackson has been a community advocate and worker since 2009. He has rooted himself in the Madison community and established rich relationships across the area. He has been active in governmental roles through Dane County as well as Equity and inclusion work with organizations like Common Wealth Development and UW Health. He currently holds a joint appointment with the AoU Research Program and with the UW Collaborative Center for Health Equity, keeping colleagues in both programs apprised of multiple community-academic partnerships he is advancing in Dane County. He helped established our AoU UW CAB in Madison and our partnerships with the Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association and the East Madison Community Center, among others.

 

ALL OF US. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a proud partner of the All of Us Research Program and is a member of the All of Us, Wisconsin consortium. The consortium represents a large and diverse patient population covering the entire state of Wisconsin. All of Us is run by the National Institutes of Health.

 

UW-Madison is calling on volunteers like you. We hope you will help make history and change the future of health. The health data you share will be added to the All of Us Research Program database. Researchers can access these data to conduct studies. https://allofus.wisc.edu/

MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY is another one of our community partners.

 

Today we introduce two librarians located at the Goodman South Madison Library who are supporting The Road Forward. They can provide reading lists, tools, and resources the library offers to the community.

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/.../goodman-south...

 

First, Farrah McDaniel is the new Community Engagement Librarian at Goodman South Madison Branch. Farrah was born in Arkansas, grew up in Ohio, before her family moved to Midland, Michigan her junior year in high school where they still reside. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison iSchool in 2015 and soon thereafter accepted a position at the Quincy Public Library in Quincy, Illinois as an Adult Information Services Librarian.

 

“I came to the library profession late in life, after many years of figuring out what I wanted to be when I grew up. I have always enjoyed helping people and as the last vestige of free space, the public library has the ability to transform lives and I am is so grateful to be a small part of that.”

 

Next, Savannah Carr - (she/they) is a Youth Services Librarian at the Goodman South Branch of the Madison Public Library. In their role, Savannah focuses on how the library can support the youth of Madison as well as its various communities through culturally responsive programs, materials, and services. Outside of work, you can catch her gardening, sewing, or listening to far too many podcasts.

 

MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Madison Public Library's tradition of promoting education, literacy and community involvement has enriched the City of Madison for more than 140 years. Our nine locations throughout the City of Madison are open six days a week (with limited Sunday hours) and welcome nearly 2 million visits each year. https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/

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