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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.


  • Help us engage with the community on policy and prevention projects. Become a PPI Member today!

Learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program, which has helped more than twenty million American households get connected to the internet and find out if you qualify.

At Community Advocates PPI's 15th anniversary, New York Times best selling author Ben Westhoff led an evening of empathy and education and raised awareness of harm reduction efforts across the United States.

On February 7, the Milwaukee Common Council unanimously voted to enact a six-month moratorium on new vape shops opening as the city explores long-term solutions to address the issue. The moratorium is a big win in protecting the youth of our city from overexposure to harmful products.