August 1, 2017 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute | Policy Each year the Public Policy Institute welcomes interns to work with us and learn how to be advocates for healthy change. This summer, we’ve been lucky to have three outstanding interns working on opioid policy, tobacco disparities, and fund development. We’re looking forward to seeing what they’ll achieve next.
June 28, 2017 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Policy Roman says that the juvenile justice system is a key feeder to the adult corrections system, which is already overburdened and perpetuates racial inequality. Wisconsin, notoriously, has far and away the highest incarceration rate for African American men in the country. The disparities start in the juvenile system.
June 15, 2017 | by Mike Bare | Policy Wisconsin groups that are concerned about Medicaid’s future are organizing a statewide Day of Action on June 15, during which they are encouraging supporters to call Wisconsin’s Senators Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson and make their voices heard.