Conversations with Policy Leaders

The “Conversations with Policy Leaders” Series is a regular convening of elected officials, policymakers, community leaders and others interested in lively public policy discussion. Topics of the events relate directly to the Public Policy Institute’s work to ensure both the safety and success of the low-income communities in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin. Please see our Events Calendar for more information.

As part of our Conversations series, the Public Policy Institute recently hosted:

+ Peter Edelman, activist and author of "Not a Crime to Be Poor"

+ Journalist Amy Goldstein, author of "Janesville"

+ An expert panel discussion on financial volatility with Rachel Schneider, author of "The Financial Diaries," EITC expert Steven Holt and Community Advocates COO Maudwella Kirkendoll, moderated by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Senior Policy Analyst Julie Kerksick

+ Professor and pollster Charles Franklin of the Marquette University Law School Poll

+ Virginia Eubanks, author of "Automating Inequality"

To ensure you are invited to upcoming Conversations with Policy Leaders, please sign up with our PPI e-newsletter list here.

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