Madison Commons

Greater Sandburg Neighborhood Association formed to push for change

In a city that's renowned for its level of civic participation, the Greater Sandburg area--which is bordered by major roads like East Washington Avenue, I-90/94, Hanson Road and Stoughton Road--contains three now-defunct neighborhood associations, each one having faded away due to lack of interest and involvement.

Restorative justice in Dane County engages young adults

While restorative justice is not new to Madison, a new program is expanding its reach to young adults between the ages of 17 and 25--a move that advocates hope will address inequalities built into the criminal justice system.