2200 E Kenwood Blvd., UW-Milwaukee, 5:30 – 7 P.M.
The 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-7 pm in the UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee). A distinguished panel of community leaders and policy experts will discuss different facets of immigration policy, immigrant rights movements, and refugee resettlement experiences in Milwaukee under the current administration, and highlight different advocacy efforts and successful programs.
A reception will follow the talk.
Johannes Britz, UWM Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Rachel Buff, UWM Dept. of History & Cultures and Communities Program
Mary Flynn, Program Manager of Refugee Resettlement, LSS of WI & Upper MI
Janan Najeeb, President, Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition
Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director, Voces de la Frontera
Karyn Rotker, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU of WI
The event is sponsored by UWM Urban Studies Programs, the Henry W. Maier Fund, Cultures and Communities Program, Institute of World Affairs (IWA), Center for International Education, Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the Center for Economic Development, and the College of Letters and Science.
This event is free and open to the public.