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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.


  • Learn more about how we're fighting substance abuse in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Community Advocates' Reality Check event highlighted potentially hidden items that may indicate a youth is engaging in forms of risky behavior involving substance use, while also guiding parents of youth through Small Talks tips.

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson visited Community Advocates to help launch the Stronger Families Milwaukee program, a new five-year prevention initiative developed by DCF to reduce child maltreatment and keep more families together in safe, stable, and nurturing homes.

Light & Unite Red Week (March 26 - April 1) returned with the most events and agencies involved in promoting health and wellness throughout Milwaukee County.