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10THIRTYSIX examines how mental illness stigma in Milwaukee’s African American community discourages people from getting help. To assist the community in dealing with those issues, the Milwaukee Health Department launched a new workshop to help hair stylists recognize and treat emotional distress. 10THIRTYSIX goes inside a local barbershop and hair salon and hears from both stylists and clients who say having sensitive conversations makes a huge difference. Plus, an update on how 10THIRTYSIX's documentary on youth mental health is impacting public policy in Wisconsin.
This episode will air February 27 at 7:30 pm on Channel 10.1
10thirtysix is a monthly news-magazine program. Our producers go in-depth to tell compelling stories and documentaries about issues and concerns, the successes, and about the people living and working in our southeast Wisconsin communities.
Honored with a Milwaukee Press Club statewide award for Best News Program, many of the stories produced for 10thirtysix also have won regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. One of our stories also received an award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
10thirtysix is produced by Maryann Lazarski
[Original Airdate: January 16, 2020]
10thirtysix host Portia Young talks with Margaret Hoover, host of her own public affairs show, Firing Line on PBS. Margaret, the great granddaughter of former President Herbert Hoover, talks about today's White House, the future of the conservative movement, and the importance of Milwaukee and Wisconsin in the 2020 Presidential Election.
"...the issues that animate the democratic party are not going to be the issues that we talk about after the nominating convention"
Democratic National Convention
"...one of the biggest mistakes of 2016 was not more democratic attention was paid to this city in particular"
The Conservative Movement
"...politics shouldn't be a profession"
The Republican Party
"...I don't think that Donald Trump is the problem, I think he is representative of a systemic problem that we have."
[Original Airdate: September 19, 2019]
10thirtysix tells the inspiring story of a youth baseball coach who isn’t letting his disability get in the way of teaching his team to play fearlessly, on and off the field. Also, local author Ebony Lewis new book “Dear Black Boy: It’s OK to Cry” focuses on some of the cultural differences of mental health within the black community.
[Original Airdate: September 20, 2018]
It's an unbelievable story of survival, we hear from a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo about the horrors experienced in the Congo, the unimaginable living conditions in the refugee camp and the great joy in coming to Milwaukee and becoming a U.S. citizen.
Throughout her life Portia Young has always loved telling stories. It was this passion that led her to study journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. After graduating she began her broadcasting career at WKOW TV in Madison, WI.
Portia has over 14 years of experience working as a reporter and anchor. This includes her tenure as an anchor and reporter with WISN, during which she earned two Emmy nominations among many other awards and accolades.
After the birth of her first child, Portia redirected her passion for story-telling towards a career in public relations. As the Public Relations Manager for Sargento Foods Inc., where she will continue to work in addition to her role with Milwaukee PBS, Portia shares the stories of the hard-working people of this family-owned company in Plymouth, WI.
Portia is proud to bring this life-long passion for story-telling to Milwaukee PBS as the host of 10thirtysix™.