Building a Safer Milwaukee
Crime is a big issue for Millennials, who may have tough questions for Barrett and Flynn.
According to a recent Public Policy Forum survey of Milwaukee-area Millennials, crime is the most commonly cited critical issue facing the city and the factor that Millennials like least about the City of Milwaukee. What can be done about that?
In response to the December 2015 survey, Safe & Sound and NEWaukee have teamed up to create a free panel discussion dubbed “Building a Safer Milwaukee: What You Don’t Hear on the 6 O’Clock News.” Moderated by Safe & Sound’s executive director Katie Sanders, panelists include Mayor Tom Barrett, police chief Edward A. Flynn, MMAC president Tim Sheehy and judge Derek Mosley.
The goal of the panel is to inform young professionals and address concerns through an in-depth discussion on law enforcement, livability, economic development, media, community action and problem solving.
The free event will be held at Discovery World (500 N. Harbor Dr.) on Tuesday, April 26th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration is required. Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided.
7:30 a.m. – Registration, Networking, Refreshments
7:45 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
8:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks
8:10 a.m. – Panel Discussion
8:45 a.m. – Q & A
The free event will be held at Discovery World (500 N. Harbor Dr.)
YPWeek is a weeklong platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin. YPWeek brings together key leaders in the community, at purposefully chosen locations that integrate the unique cultural assets with meaningful learning or social interaction. The activities engage the millennial workforce in experiences that are important to you as a YP while educating your employers on the important role these functions play in retaining you as their workforce.
The series of events takes place from April 23rd through April 30th in Door County, Fond du Lac, Fox Cities, Green Bay, Kenosha, La Crosse, Madison, Marshfield, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Racine, Sheboygan, Stevens Point, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids. The week-long series is hosted by NEWaukee.