Scheduled Events

UW-Milwaukee, Zilber Center Triplex, 1240 N. 10th St, Milwaukee, WI

CONTACT: Sen. LaTonya Johnson, 608.266.2500

Informational Hearing on Community Efforts to Strengthen Families

MADISON – The Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus will be hosting the first of five informational hearings on community efforts to strengthen families this Monday, March 13th in Milwaukee.

Founded in 2015, the Legislative Children’s Caucus is a bi-partisan group with the purpose of cultivating a legislature dedicated to advancing promising, evidence-informed public policy that improves the life of every Wisconsin child. Sen. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee) serves as a co-chair of the caucus alongside Rep. Joan Ballweg (R-Markesan), Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills), and Rep. Jill Billings (D-La Crosse).

The informational hearings will feature local invited speakers who focus on primary prevention of child abuse and neglect and serve at-risk families. The Legislative Children’s Caucus elected to hold hearings throughout Wisconsin to facilitate learning between state legislators and the local community partners who implement evidence-based practices to address child abuse and neglect. These hearings will be held throughout the month of March in La Crosse, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Stevens Point, and Rice Lake.

WHAT: Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus Informational Hearing on Community Effort to Strengthen Families

WHEN: Monday, March 13th from 1:00pm-4:00pm

WHERE: UW-Milwaukee, Zilber Center Triplex, 1240 N. 10th St, Milwaukee, WI

WHO: Representatives from: The Parenting Network, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County Circuit Court, City of Milwaukee Health Department, and Kenosha County Division of Children & Family Services

This meeting is open to the public and the press. For a full meeting agenda, details of the other meetings, or further information on the Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus

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