University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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10th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit Addresses Race Relations

Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the UWM Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

By - Nov 3rd, 2016 11:21 am
Helen Bader Concert Hall - Zelazo Center - UW-Milwaukee

Helen Bader Concert Hall – Zelazo Center – UW-Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE_“A Frank Conversation About Race in Milwaukee” is the topic for the 10th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit, to be held Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the UWM Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts. A panel of civic and community leaders will discuss a variety of issues related to racial division and inequality in Milwaukee and possible ways to address these problems.

The panelists are:

— Anne Bonds, UWM associate professor of geography and urban studies

— Rev. Willie Brisco, WISDOM/MICAH

— Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Milwaukee Common Council

— Keisha Krumm, Common Ground

— Susan Lloyd, Zilber Family Foundation

This event will be moderated by Robert Smith, UWM associate professor of history and urban studies. It is free and open to the public.

Sponsors include the Henry W. Maier Fund and various UWM entities: the Center for Economic Development; the Cultures and Communities program; the Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research; the Urban Studies Programs; and the College of Letters and Science.

About UWM

Recognized as one of the nation’s 115 top research universities, UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to 26,000 students from 81 countries. Its 14 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a leading educator of nurses and teachers. UW-Milwaukee partners with leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2017 “Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews, as well as a top “Green College.”

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