The Big Share 2024 Schedule

The Big Share 10th Anniversary Kick-Off! A Dueling Pianos Benefit for Community Shares of Wisconsin

Come join us at The Ivory Room Piano Bar for an unforgettable night of music and fun!

Date: March 4th, 2024

Time: 6pm DOORS, 7pm SHOW, 10pm END

Address: The Ivory Room Piano Bar, 116 W Mifflin St. Madison, WI ACCESSIBLE DOOR IS AT 111 STATE STREET

Appetizers available, cash and credit cards accepted at bar, mocktail menu and soda, juice, water.

Purchase tickets + learn more here!

7:00am – 8:00am: The Pre-Show, live from Cargo Coffee on East Washington
8:30am: Doors open at Art Lit Lab
9:00am: Kickoff at Arts + Literature Lab

Dom Ricks: Spoken Word Artist

Welcome: Cheri Dubiel, Executive Director, Community Shares of Wisconsin

9:30am - 10:20am: PANEL

Defending Drinking Water: Community Shares Member Coalitions Take Action on PFAS

Featuring: Amy Barrilleaux (Clean Wisconsin), Allison Werner (River Alliance of Wisconsin), Tony Wilkin Gibart (Midwest Environmental Advocates), and Peter Burress (Wisconsin Conservation Voices)

10:30am - 11:00am: PRESENTATION

Child Care Challenges, Opportunities, and a Vision for Wisconsin's Future: 

Featuring: Ruth Schmidt (Wisconsin Early Childhood Association)

11:30am - 12:10pm PANEL

How Are We Supporting BIPOC LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools from Elementary School to Early Adulthood? 

Featuring: Zon Moua (Freedom Inc.), Tyrone Creech Jr., and Katie Rickert (GSAFE)

12:20pm - 1:10pm PANEL

Barriers in Housing Security in Wisconsin: From Applications to Evictions: 

Featuring: Chrisbelly Antimo (Tenant Resource Center), Erin Kautz (Legal Action of Wisconsin), Sarah Jenkins (Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison), and Katrina Burnett (Urban Triage)

1:30pm - 2:00pm PANEL

ONLINE ONLY: Farm to School in Wisconsin 

Featuring Erica Krug (Rooted) and Allison Pfaff Harris (REAP Food Group)

2:10pm - 3:15pm:

Live Performance Hour from spoken word artist Lolo Lature, rapper Tyler Brunsell, and musical artist Bear in the Forest.

3:40pm - 4:00pm:

Storytellers from Chrysalis Clubhouse

4:15pm - 5:00pm PANEL

Community-based Arts Engagement: At the Heart of Social Justice in Wisconsin

Featuring: Anne Katz (Create Wisconsin), Alexis London (Bayview Foundation), Justice Castañeda (Common Wealth Development), and Jim Kreul (Arts + Lit Lab)

5:00pm PANEL

ONLINE ONLY: Real Democracy Demands Taking on Information and Accessibility Challenges and Opportunities for Wisconsin’s Electorate

Featuring: Iuscely Flores Villareal (Wisconsin Democracy Campaign) Debra Cronmiller (League of Women Voters of Wisconsin) and Denise Jess (Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired)

CANCELLED - 6:30pm Light refreshments, meet and greet
7:00pm - 8:00pm Tony Castañeda Latin Jazz Band