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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.


  • To keep our community partners up to date on the rapidly evolving coronavirus public health emergency, we've collected resources on its health, mental heath, and economic impact.

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Resources on health, mental health, community services and more in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and nationally for guidance during the coronavirus public health emergency.

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Community Advocates Public Policy Institute led fellow advocates, nurses, educators, social workers, the faith community, and more, in sending a letter to the Governor of Wisconsin making a number of recommendations that would help limit the impact of coronavirus.

News about COVID-19 (or coronavirus) is changing by the hour, with public events and venues closing in response. As prevention advocates, we are trying to get the word out about how to halt the spread of COVID-19 in its tracks so that its impact is marginal. Check out these resources.