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Laura Hill reads to a group of Goodman Community Center children in the Blue House.

Parents’ group supports GCC teachers

September 27, 2023

An informal parents group supports Goodman’s early childhood education and elementary after-school teachers and children throughout the year.

Eastside News Stories, Childcare, Families, At the Center, Elementary School

Naomi Wetzel, a Scout from Troop 747, leans on the Goodman Community Center's Little Free Library.

Eagle Scout project will fix Goodman’s Little Free Library

September 15, 2023

Little Free Libraries have become beloved. The one at GCC will be fixed up and the community can help by adding books to the library.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News, Teens, At the Center

Goodman Community Center teacher Judy Fillner takes care of young children from the community.

Goodman’s Living Wage Initiative focuses on employees

September 1, 2023

GCC adjusts pay so employees have more financial security working in the nonprofit sector.

Eastside News Stories, Living Wage Initiative

Reverie Baking will leave you dreaming of pastries

August 9, 2023

Reverie Baking makes fantastic pastries and bread in a revitalized space on Winnebago Street.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

Delicious Sultan food.

Sultan builds a living wage into entree price

August 2, 2023

South Asian restaurant offers Pakistani-inspired cuisine and a different business model for paying staff.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

From Hearts To Abstract - At the Ballweg Gallery in August 2023

August 1, 2023

August's exhibit features acrylic, watercolor and alcohol ink on tile, canvas and paper by Sheli Toepfer.

Eastside News Stories, At the Center, Ballweg Gallery

Goodman Community Center received $2,500 for its Be the Good storytelling event in April.

SASY Neighborhood Association awards $24,580 in grants

July 27, 2023

The grants are used to fund a variety of community projects.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

These colorful bowls were made from recycled plastic by Hollis and Isaac Nadeau, residents of Madison's east side.

Turning discarded plastic into flowerpots and bowls

July 25, 2023

Father-son duo work with Sector 67 to recycle plastic into colorful containers.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

Goodman Menders fix clothes for attendees of the Fritz Food Pantry.

Goodman Menders fix clothing and other fabric items at Goodman’s Fritz Food Pantry

July 19, 2023

Goodman Menders show up for 2 hours on the first and third Wednesdays each month.

Volunteers, Eastside News Stories, Fritz Food Pantry, At the Center

Tips for older adults to stay cool during the summer

July 17, 2023

People age 65 years or older are more prone to heat-related health problems.

Older Adults, Eastside News Stories

This group of summer interns will work primarily with Goodman's middle schoolers.

Goodman Community Center pilots internship program

July 13, 2023

Young adults age 19-26 will work with middle schoolers, explore career options.

Lussier LOFT Middle School, Eastside News Stories