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.


  • Join this community discussion of poverty in the suburbs with Scott Allard, author of "Places in Need," on March 28.

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Triblett reminded the group that "risk and protective factors are not a promise."

The economy is booming, we’re told. Yet many Wisconsinites are not thriving. That was the theme taken up by three legislators—State Senator LaTonya Johnson, State Representative Evan Goyke, and State Representative Daniel Riemer—in our February 8 State Leaders Look Ahead panel moderated by PPI’s Research and Program Manager Mike Bare.

"The only way to prevent a new generation of nicotine-addicted youth is for the FDA to follow through on their promise to prevent the sale of flavored products to youth. Unless we continue raise our voices, we will not see a change in the rising rates of nicotine addiction," notes Anneke Mohr, coordinator of the City of Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance.