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Thursday on Lake Effect: Rise In Antisemitism, SHEroes, Teacher Diversity, Milwaukee Music Roundup

Thursday on Lake Effect:

A new report finds a 55-percent increase in antisemitic incidents around the state. We’ll break down the findings. Then, we learn about some local “SHEroes,” through a project inspired by the play, Eclipsed, at the Milwaukee Rep. New data finds many children of color in Wisconsin go to schools with no teachers who look like them. Plus, we listen to some new, local music with Milwaukee Record’s Matt Wild.


  • Elana Kahn, director, Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Leah Harris, director of community engagement, Milwaukee Rep; Katie Avila Loughmiller, co-founder, LUNA
  • Curtis Jones, senior scientist and education researcher, UWM; Katie Rainey, director of educator development, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Matt Wild, co-founder, Milwaukee Record
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Joy Powers hosts and produces Lake Effect. She joined WUWM January 2016 as a producer for Lake Effect.