Lake Effect: Full Show Lake Effect is your connection to the community. We bring you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee. This podcast features full episodes of Lake Effect.
Lake Effect: Full Show

Lake Effect: Full Show

From WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

Lake Effect is your connection to the community. We bring you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee. This podcast features full episodes of Lake Effect.

Most Recent Episodes

Thursday on Lake Effect: aiding student borrowers, 'It's Been a Minute' host, 5 things in ...

We look at the Biden Administration's plan to help student borrowers and what more can still be done.mThen, speak with the new host of NPR's It's Been a Minute about breaking down current events through pop culture. Plus, chat with actor Pepe Serna about the documentary about his fifty-plus year career in Hollywood.

Thursday on Lake Effect: aiding student borrowers, 'It's Been a Minute' host, 5 things in ...

Wednesday on Lake Effect: 'The Constitution in Jeopardy,' avian flu precautions, CineLatin...

We look at the push to hold a constitutional convention and how it could reshape the founding document of our nation. Then, learn how hunters can help prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian flu in Wisconsin. Plus, we learn about the CineLatino Film Festival and explore our local cover band scene.

Wednesday on Lake Effect: 'The Constitution in Jeopardy,' avian flu precautions, CineLatin...

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Project Ujima, faculty living on campus, Milwaukee Jazz Institute,...

We look at a Children's Wisconsin program called Project Ujima, helping kids and families dealing with violence. Then, explore a new program at Marquette that will have Marquette faculty living alongside first and second year students. Plus, learn about the Milwaukee Jazz Institute and the Farm/Art Dtour in Sauk County.

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Project Ujima, faculty living on campus, Milwaukee Jazz Institute,...

Monday on Lake Effect: Black American suicides rising, Capitol Notes, Book of the Month, B...

We look at the rising rate of suicide among Black Americans and specifically, Black children. Capitol Notes digs into Wisconsin Republicans' lawsuit challenging a get out the vote effort in the City of Milwaukee. Plus, our Book of the Month series gets a recommendation to get you in the mood for scary season.

Monday on Lake Effect: Black American suicides rising, Capitol Notes, Book of the Month, B...

Thursday on Lake Effect: State Attorney General race, La Revo Books, Hip-Hop DNA, musician...

We explore what's at stake in the State Attorney General race and what policies could be impacted. Then, speak with the owners of La Revo books. We learn about Hip-Hop DNA and the evolution of music. Plus, local musician Zach Pietrini shares songs from his new album "Rock and Roll is Dead."

Thursday on Lake Effect: State Attorney General race, La Revo Books, Hip-Hop DNA, musician...

Wednesday on Lake Effect: 'The Steal', treating Spanish-speaking Alzheimers patients, anti...

The authors of 'The Steal,' talk about the people who attempted to overturn the 2020 election, and those who fought to preserve democracy. Then, we'll learn how the United Community Center in Milwaukee is helping Spanish-speakers with memory loss. We'll learn about the anti-Chinese riots that took place in Milwaukee in the late 1800s. Plus, tell you about a 1,200 year old canoe that was discovered in Wisconsin.

Wednesday on Lake Effect: 'The Steal', treating Spanish-speaking Alzheimers patients, anti...

Tuesday on Lake Effect: construction company suicide prevention, Hispanic Collaborative, C...

We'll learn why a local construction firm created an employee-led suicide prevention program. We'll explore the terminology surrounding Hispanic and Latino communities. Then, learn about the Hispanic Collaborative's mission to help Latinx people thrive in Milwaukee. We'll meet the creator of Carvd N Stone and meet the author of 'Last Summer on State Street' which explores the legacy of a public housing project being torn down on Chicago's southside.

Tuesday on Lake Effect: construction company suicide prevention, Hispanic Collaborative, C...

Monday on Lake Effect: POC homebuyers, Capitol Notes, Monthly with Mosley, Bubbler Talk, L...

We look at how a new initiative could offer more support to prospective homebuyers of color. Our Monthly with Mosley conversation looks at two women-owned businesses creating fall fun for Milwaukeeans. Plus, as Landmark Lanes turns 95, we look at its history.

Monday on Lake Effect: POC homebuyers, Capitol Notes, Monthly with Mosley, Bubbler Talk, L...

Thursday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee's fiscal crisis, uplifting Latino businesses, 'Milked,'...

We look at the looming, fiscal crisis facing the City of Milwaukee. Then, meet a local woman whose mission is to help and uplift Latino business owners throughout Milwaukee. We look at a new book that explores the relationship between Wisconsin and Mexican farmers. Plus, learn about a beer brewed with historic Wisconsin wheat.

Thursday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee's fiscal crisis, uplifting Latino businesses, 'Milked,'...

Wednesday on Lake Effect: forming labor unions, free local tuition, Doors Open

We learn why more labor unions are forming in Wisconsin and across the country. Then, as colleges work to enroll more underrepresented students, some local universities are pledging free tuition. Plus, we look at an app-based walking tour that highlights Indigenous landmarks in Milwaukee.

Wednesday on Lake Effect: forming labor unions, free local tuition, Doors Open