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Community Advocates' leadership created the Public Policy Institute in 2008 to address the root causes of poverty through policy advocacy and community collaboration on economic and public health issues.


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MIAD student support staff decided to get creative this semester with their SPARK grant funding, which helps college campuses pass tobacco-free policies and educate campus communities that commercial tobacco in all its forms is a threat.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Milwaukee County-based organizations are inviting community members to the Discover Wellness Walk, a family-friendly event that will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, May 18, in Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Community Advocates and RISE Drug Free MKE invite community members for a walk in the park and to interact with seven stations with mental wellness activities and free resources from partnering organizations.