The bottom line is not a race to the bottom

Moderator: Zach Brandon
Panelist: Jessica Cavazos
Panelist: Carolyn Cawley

Business advocacy is changing because politics is changing. It is no longer easily defined by left or right. Increasingly it is right and wrong. In recent years, many companies have begun to make their public advocacy about more than taxes and regulation. Listen to a trio of commerce experts discuss the essential role business can play in improving our society.

Other Sessions

Title IX at 50: Issues for Women in Sports

Sept. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Simone Charley, Courtney M. Cox, Victoria Jackson, Andrew Maraniss and Kristi Oshiro
The landmark Title IX legislation that changed the course of women’s sports in the United States turns 50 in 2022. Join a panel of scholars, authors, and athletes for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of women’s sports today and changes to expect — and advocate for — in the future.
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Cooking with the Cap Times featuring Patience Clark

Sitka Salmon Shares, Kessenich’s and Shiner Bock
Sept. 16, 6:00 p.m.
Lindsay Christians and Patience Clark
Join us for the September edition of Cooking with the Cap Times as part of Idea Fest! Madison chef Patience Clark of Palate Pleasures will demonstrate how to make Southern-style cabbage stew in conversation with Cap Times food editor Lindsay Christians. Clark learned to cook from her great-grandmother Louise Dunlap, 98, who grew up in the South. From her, she learned Southern style dishes and how to use spices. From an aunt, Clark got a treasure trove of historic family recipes, and she’s been working on a cookbook.
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Un(re)Solved Wisconsin: a dialogue on racial violence

Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m.
Angela Fitzgerald, Erika Howard, Denise Jackson-Ford and Brad Lichtenstein
This session will focus on one chapter of a much larger story, breaking racial violence down to the impact on just one family, one woman’s telling of her father’s experience. Using clips from the PBS FRONTLINE series and podcast, along with storytelling, a panel discussion and audience Q&A, attendees will spend an hour inside the complex and often invisible world of racial violence. Since much of this session is designed to engage the audience and the public, and to build awareness and create change here at home, we want to hear from you. Come with a story, come with a question, come to learn about the very real, very personal impacts of racial violence in our communities.
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