The Milwaukee Area Project

10/24/2017 - 08:15
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The Milwaukee Area Project
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 8:15am
Location: Eckstein Hall
Access: Open to Public
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Join us as we launch Marquette Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education with a half-day conference unveiling the Milwaukee Area Project (MAP). This project will explore what we think, how we live, and where we're headed.

The Milwaukee Area Project is a new initiative. Through the Marquette Law School Poll, MAP will provide regular surveys of public opinion in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, and Racine counties. It will also collect and analyze key demographic and economic data as part of an effort to better understand what’s happening in the five-county area and why.

This particular conference will hear from Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, each of whom will offer a vision for the area’s future. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, current CEO/president of The Minneapolis Foundation, will deliver the day’s keynote address, offering his perspective on the keys to regional success.

The Milwaukee Area Project will be an ongoing focus of the Lubar Center, with subsequent conferences and other guests taking up different aspects of the Milwaukee area’s future.

The conference will begin at 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m. It is open to the public and complimentary; however, registration is required.

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Eckstein Hall
1215 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233