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Tuesday on Lake Effect: 2020 Census, St. Patrick's Day, Geisha Coffee, 'Coronakindness'

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

We look at how census taking has been impacted by COVID-19 and what it could mean for the accuracy of the 2020 Census. Then, we learn about St. Patrick’s Day and it’s celebrations, which have changed dramatically during this pandemic. We learn about a new rare coffee that has made its way to Milwaukee, plus learn a lesson about kindness from contributor Arno Michaelis.


  • Katya Spear, Mayor’s Innovation Project co-managing director
  • Dr. Margo Anderson, UW-Milwaukee distinguished professor emerita & census expert
  • Tim McMahon, Marquette University associate professor of history & American Conference of Irish Studies president
  • Al Liu, Colectivo's vice president of Coffee; Nate Roedl, Colectivo’s coffee quality manager
  • Arno Michaelis, essayist