Our digital storytelling project highlights stories from inspiring Wisconsinites like Jessie Garcia, Wayne Valliere, Michael Perry, Emily Auerbach, Arno Michaelis, and Pardeep Singh Kaleka, as well as stories about long-standing family-owned small businesses like Nina’s Department Store and Skinner Horse Logging. Our featured storytellers come from every corner of the state—from Hayward to Milwaukee to Door County to Madison. Scroll down to discover stories about our lives, our shared future, our Wisconsin.
“Ever since I was little, we were running.”
“All children are meant for the stars.”
“I am a fourth-generation cheesemaker.”
“My mom came home in 2001 and that’s when my healing started.”
From Firefighter to Writer
“Our lives changed because our understanding changed.”