"Where ever children are in need of a teacher and advocate—you had better know that Ali Muldrow is there educating and championing our children to reach their full potential! She is the advocate all children need and I appreciate her commitment to young people!"Read More
"Madison has a strong school system that is supported by an engaged and passionate community. For Madison schools to truly reach their potential, we need to ensure that all students regardless of race, gender or income level are equally successful. Ali Muldrow is focused on closing the achievement gap and she has the experience and insight to make this a reality. Ali has volunteered in Madison schools for a decade and has also tackled these issues head-on in her work with GSAFE. I am endorsing Ali for school board because she is running a diligent and focused campaign #ForTheLoveOfLearning."
Marsha Rummel | City Alder, District 6Read More
"For Seat 6, I'm supporting Ali Muldrow, a queer black woman and movement leader. Ali courageously challenges the immorality of a status quo that criminalizes children of color and LGBTQ kids, locks up and isolates children in the juvenile justice system, and maintains shameful racial disparities in Madison. She has the lived experience to inspire us to imagine and create an equitable and inclusive community for all Madison kids. We need Ali's powerful voice and authentic, creative leadership at this critical time in our history."
Heidi Wegleitner | County Supervisor, District 2
"Ali is passionate about education and will help protect LGBTQ+ students from getting bullied. I whole heartedly endorse her for school board."
Adam Brabender | Madison residentRead More
"As a lifelong resident of Madison, product myself of the MMSD system, daughter of a 42-year career teacher and coach, mother of two children who were in the MMSD system, former member of the Foundation for Madison Public Schools, and long time community activist, we need Ali on the School Board to make certain that we are showing our students that we value diversity and seek greater representation of people to lead the schools who resemble our students."
Betty Custer Harris | Founding Managing PartnerRead More
"Through spoken word she taught the group that our own stories mattered, she validated our experiences as real knowledge outside the classroom, she gave us a space to listen and to be listened to. With sincerity and caring commitment, Ali pushed me to question my surroundings, and it seemed as though she shifted my paradigm with every conversation we shared."
Caide Jackson | MMSD Graduate, Former Student of Ali's
"I came to Madison in 1968 as a young, social worker schooled in the civil rights movement in the 1960s with a background in community organization in the Boston area. I joined the Equal Opportunity Commission as Chair of the Education Committee, working with Reverend James Wright and Betty Fey to address problems in our public schools, such as the need to integrate teaching faculty and diversify teaching materials across the curriculum, address race-based conflicts among students and between students and teachers, and require training in human and inter-group relations for all teachers. Although I would like to say that we have made great progress since that time, it would seem that our public schools have been on a path of failure when it comes to including, promoting, inspiring and insuring the engagement of many students of color. That has got to change. I enthusiastically support Ali as I believe she has the courage, intelligence, motivation, commitment, and ability to make a difference in all students' lives and will be an especially effective and positive role model for all students of color."
Joy Newmann | Professor Emerita, School of Social WorkRead More
"I don't know of any past or present candidate with the ability to bring so many perspectives to the Madison School Board. We need Ali as decisions are being made; as we continue to address disparities in our success and graduation rates; as we search for ways to hear from families and kids of color, or who are queer; who have worked directly with youth as they find their own voices through writing and performing. Ali gives Madison a rare opportunity: to "walk the talk". Let's all do our part to bring her to the table!"
Jan Sternbach | Former Director, Resident Support Services, UW–MadisonRead More