Last week, 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.
Post from Community: MCSAP invites community to Overdose Awareness Day memorial event Tuesday, August 31
The Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MCSAP) is inviting all community members to a memorial event to mark International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31.
Post from Community: Youth & Young Adult Resource Fair THIS SATURDAY!
The Coalition on Lead Emergency invites you to this free Youth & Young Adult Resource Fair, which will provide youth and parents with information on programs, services, and employment opportunities for youth and young adults ages 16-24 in Milwaukee.
LGBTQ+ youth substance use prevention summit
To support young members of the LGBTQ+ community (ages 12-24) and their allies, members of the Safe & Sound’s 27th Street West Drug Free Coalition, the 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project, and the City of Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance have organized a LGBTQ+ Youth Substance Use Prevention Summit, which includes a resource fair, panel discussion, video presentations, and a spectacular drag show.
You’re Invited: Spring Wellness Fair May 11
Boost your health and happiness at our Spring Wellness Fair! This free, family-friendly event offers demonstrations, resources, free food at lunchtime, games, raffles, and prizes to celebrate May as Mental Health Month.
You’re Invited: Understanding the Roots and Legacy of Housing Segregation at Community Advocates Public Policy Institute’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
To mark our first decade and kick off our second, on April 26, Community Advocates Public Policy Institute will host a special night at the Milwaukee Public Museum featuring keynote speaker Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
Virginia Eubanks to present “Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor” on February 5
Are low-income Americans unfairly targeted and punished through digital decision-making tools? That’s the question explored by Virginia Eubanks in her new book, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor.
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute awarded $1 million grant to address housing
The Community Advocates Public Policy Institute’s “Healthy Housing Campaign” is one of four innovative community-based health projects selected to receive $1 million in funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), through its Community Impact Grant program.
Income Insecurity Panel w/ The Financial Diaries’ Rachel Schneider, Steve Holt & Maudwella Kirkendoll
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute is pleased to welcome author Rachel Schneider, Earned Income Tax Credit expert Steve Holt, and Community Advocates’ COO Maudwella Kirkendoll on Wednesday, November 15.
Update from the 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project
The 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project works to prevent and reduce youth alcohol and marijuana use in Milwaukee’s 53206 zip code including Milwaukee’s Amani and Lindsay Heights neighborhoods. Preventing youth drug use also prevents crime and opens up possibilities for the young people in our communities.