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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Our policy projects

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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Milwaukee health advocates celebrate five years of smoke-free Wisconsin businesses, but there is still more work to do!

Posted July 21, 2015

July 5th marked five years since Wisconsin became a smoke-free state! The ...

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Aug

11

2015

Marijuana Prevention Workgroup

9:30-11:00am

This meeting will take place from 9:30-11:00am in the 3rd floor conference ...

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