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Community Advocates and our Public Policy Institute offer a variety of e-newsletters to keep you informed:

  • Milwaukee Prevention Journal: This newsletter includes updates on prevention work in the community, a calendar of events and professional training opportunities, and job openings. It's released every other Monday.
  • Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Insights: This quarterly e-newsletter sheds light on PPI's policy, prevention, and training work with the goal of expanding our connections and collaborations. 
  • Community Advocates Connections: This monthly newsletter highlights Community Advocates' work on basic needs, housing, energy assistance, domestic violence and intimate partner violence, and advocacy.

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Milwaukee Prevention Journal

  • Spotlight On: PPI's 15th Anniversary Featuring Ben Westhoff, Author of Fentanyl Inc.

  • Spotlight On: Community Turns Out for International Overdose Awareness Day

  • Spotlight On: Milwaukee Marks International Overdose Awareness Day August 31

  • Spotlight On: Neu-Life Youth Get Prevention Tips at CADCA Conference

  • Spotlight On: Discover Wellness in Johnsons Park

  • Spotlight On: A State Budget Briefing for PPI Members

  • Spotlight On: Be Part of RISE Drug Free MKE’s Community Impact!

  • Spotlight On: Improving Behavioral Health for LGBTQ+ Individuals

  • Spotlight On: Get a Reality Check from RISE Drug Free MKE

  • Spotlight On: National Fentanyl Awareness Day - How You Can Help

  • Spotlight On: Mental Health Awareness Month

  • Spotlight On: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  • Spotlight On: April 4 is Wisconsin's Spring Election

  • Spotlight On: Light & Unite Red Week 2023

  • Spotlight On: Light & Unite Red Week 2023 Activities

  • Spotlight On: Milwaukee Creates Vape Shop Moratorium

  • Spotlight On: February is Black History Month

  • Spotlight On: RISE Drug Free MKE Launches Substance Misuse Prevention Stipends

  • Spotlight On: Listen to Your Emotions / Escucha Tus Emociones

  • Spotlight On: Community Advocates RFP for Strategic Planning Facilitation

  • Spotlight On: MCSAP Celebrates 2022 Impact

  • Spotlight On: New Study Finds Disturbing Number of Deaths Due to Excessive Alcohol Consumption

  • Spotlight On: De-Stress at Mindful Gratitude November 2

  • Spotlight On: Family Unity Night Celebrated the Family Meal

  • Spotlight On: This is Mental Illness Awareness Week

  • Spotlight On: September is Recovery Month

  • Spotlight On: MCSAP International Overdose Awareness Day Memorial Event August 31

  • Spotlight On: Do You Know the 8 Dimensions of Wellness?

  • Spotlight On: Discover Wellness August 18

  • Spotlight On: 988 Lifeline Transition Update & Resources

  • Spotlight On: Keep Your Meds Safe Summer Initiative

  • Spotlight On: Calling All Real Estate Agents!

  • Spotlight On: AWY: Connections for Change Virtual Prevention Conference!

  • Spotlight On: Reality Check: Creativity of Retailers Event Recap

  • Spotlight On: New DCF Prevention Resource for Milwaukee Families Launched at Community Advocates

  • Spotlight On: Light & Unite Red Week 2022 Recap

  • Spotlight On: April is Family Strengthening Month

  • Spotlight On: Light & Unite Red Week Is Almost Here!

  • Spotlight On: Light & Unite Red Week

  • Spotlight On: CADCA National Leadership Forum Provided Insights on Prevention Challenges and Successes

  • Spotlight On: Black History Month 2022 "Black Health and Wellness"

  • Spotlight On: The “One Thing” to Improve Children’s Mental Health

  • Spotlight On: New SAMHSA Grant Allows Community Advocates to Expand Mental Health and Wellness Workshops

  • Spotlight On: Congratulations to Jan Buchler on Receiving ACYCP Lifetime Achievement Award!

  • Spotlight On: City of Milwaukee Health Department Seeks Input for Strategic Plan

  • Spotlight On: Kira Hankins Joins PPI's Prevention Team

Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Insights

Community Advocates Connections