WHAT: We will hold a press conference where speakers will share their thoughts about participating in the democratic process and their hopes for the outcome of the Joint Finance Committee hearings.
WHO: Speakers will include:
Ann Muenster, Co-coordinator of the Northeast Budget hearing team
Sarah Mickelson, Citizen Action Northeast Wisconsin
Marcia Engen, Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education and Wisconsin Public Education Network
Chris Calhoun, Sierra Club-Fox Valley Chapter
Connie Kanitz, ESTHER’s Transportation Task Force (WISDOM Network)
Carol Shapiro, Healthcare Advocate
Lou Blaszyk, UW Alumni Association, Fox Valley Chapter
Bob Eidahl, Ed.D, Superintendent of Berlin Schools
Carol Lenz, Co-coordinator of the Northeast Budget Action team
WHEN: Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: At our Welcome Tent, at the back entrance of Berlin High School
222 Memorial Drive, Berlin WI 54923
More Information: The Wisconsin Leadership Development Project was instrumental in providing a means by which citizens who care about a broad range of issues were brought together to organize and mobilize for the Joint Finance Committee hearings. Those of us speaking represent a variety of advocacy groups. Our interests include: public education, the environment, healthcare, transportation, higher education, prison reform and others.