Corporate, nonprofit and government leaders will gather to hear and respond to reports on the status of Milwaukee community development at a symposium to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at the Marquette University Law School, 1215 W. Michigan.
Paul Brophy, a nationally recognized expert on urban redevelopment, will present the reports at the symposium, titled “Neighborhoods Matter: A Report to Stakeholders and Community Dialog.” A panel of community leaders will respond to Brophy’s findings.
Speakers and panelists at the event are scheduled to include Mayor Tom Barrett, Leo Ries of LISC Milwaukee, Sharon Adams of Walnut Way Conservation Corp., Julia Taylor of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, Gary Grunau of the Grucon Group, Rob Henken of the Public Policy Forum, Nelson Soler of the Multicultural Entrepreneurial Institute, and Michael Gousha of the Marquette Law School. Susana Vasquez, executive director of LISC Chicago, will give the keynote address at noon.
For details, email Dawn Hutchinson-Weiss or call 414/273-1815, ext. 25.