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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Kids & The Pandemic, Gender Pay Gap, Young Poet, ‘Privilege’ Poem

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

We speak with a child psychologist about how best to talk to your kids about the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine. Then, a new report looks at the gender wage gap in Milwaukee County. A young poet makes a statement about racial justice through her writing. Plus, a poem about privilege.


  • Dr. Maggie Altschaefl, psychologist at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services
  • Betsy Mueller, researcher at the Wisconsin Policy Forum; Joe Peterangelo, senior researcher at the Wisconsin Policy Forum
  • Ameera Pearsall, poet
  • Shaun Ranft, poetry contributor