The Public Policy Institute approach

We tackle poverty through policy advocacy, bringing people together, and helping agencies work effectively.

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Prevention work changes lives

Prevention focuses on upstream solutions that stop a negative situation from ever taking place, such as preventing substance abuse or violence.

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We develop and advocate for policies that will help people in poverty lead better lives.

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Preventing & Reducing Poverty While Fostering Wellness for Individuals & Families by...

Analyzing and Advocating for Policy Changes

We analyze, develop, and advocate for implementation of new & current policies through the following programs:

Coordinating Coalitions and Convening Citizens

Helping Community-Based Agencies Impact Poverty

We fund and support agencies in a way that builds effectiveness and organizational capacity. Learn more:

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Life Expectancy Gap Study Highlights Why Milwaukee Needs to Start Investing in Reducing Poverty

Posted April 21, 2016

Milwaukee County has had slower than average life expectancy growth for the ...

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