On September 29, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on Increasing Offender Employment Opportunities will meet. Agenda: Presentation by Workforce Development Boards Seth Lentz, CEO, Workforce Development Board of Southcentral Wisconsin Chytania Brown, CEO, Employ Milwaukee Workforce Development Presentation by National Conference of State Legislatures Michael Hartman, Policy Associate, Criminal & Civil Justice Program Amanda […]
On September 27, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on Occupational Licenses held a meeting. Agenda: Presentation by Ryan Nunn, Assistant Vice President for Applied Research, Community Development and Engagement, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Presentations on Credentialing for Creative Arts Therapies Presentations on Credentialing for Interior Designers Presentation by Matt Shafer, Deputy Program Director, […]
On September 26, 2022, UW-Madison Population Health Sciences hosted a seminar featuring Vot-ER Executive Director Aliya Bhatia and Dawn Hunter, lead author of the Health and Democracy Index from “Healthy Democracy, Health People” to give a glimpse of how these organizations work together to mobilize communities and raise awareness on voting and health care issues.
On September 26, 2022, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, candidate for U.S. Senate, hosted a meet and greet with Seniors for Mandela to discuss issues most important to Wisconsin’s seniors including Social Security and Medicare.
On September 20, 2022, the Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Response Team held a meeting. Agenda: 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Attorney General’s Update 3. Supporting LGBTQ+ Survivors 4. Workgroup Updates a. SART Support and Best Practices b. Community Engagement and Outreach c. Culturally Relevant and Responsive Services d. Data e. Legislation 5. Roundtable Discussion 6. […]
Wisconsin Counties Association 2022 Annual Conference Day 2: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – A Local Perspective
On September 20, 2022, Wisconsin Counties Association hosted their 2022 Annual Conference – Day 2. This segment features a workshop on “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Local Perspective.” Speakers include: Ken Pabich, County Administrator, Door County Stephen Conrad, Human Resource Director, La Crosse County
On September 20, 2022, Wisconsin Counties Association hosted their 2022 Annual Conference – Day 2. This segment features a workshop on “Youth in Care with Complex Needs.” Speakers include: Jason Witt, Director of Human Services, La Crosse County Emily Coddington, Associate Director, Wisconsin Association of Family and Children’s Agencies
Wisconsin Counties Association 2022 Annual Conference Day 2: Public Health – Lessons Learned and Looking Forward
On September 20, 2022, Wisconsin Counties Association hosted their 2022 Annual Conference – Day 2. This segment features a workshop on “Public Health: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward.” Speakers include: John Theurer, Project Director, Wisconsin Public Health Forward Susan Smit, Health Department Director, Wood County Mary Schwalenberg, County Board Supervisor, Calumet County
On September 19, 2022, Wisconsin Counties Association hosted their 2022 Annual Conference – Day 1. This session provided an update and outlook from WisDOT Assistant Deputy Secretary Joel Nilsestuen. Topics covered included the county-state partnership, bipartisan infrastructure law implementation, and transportation finances. Speaker: Joel Nilsestuen, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Assistant Deputy Secretary
On September 14, 2022, the WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights WI and the Disability Vote Coalition met to discuss how voting rights are addressed in the guardianship process, and the process for restoring the right to vote. Agenda: How I Got My Right to Vote Back Retaining and Restoring the Right […]
On September 12, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Wisconsin Poultry Emergency Management Committee met. Agenda: United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service updates Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab updates Wisconsin Department of Health Services updates 2022 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) response overview Fall 2022 HPAI […]