Campus Events

Partnerships and Pathways for Successful Reentry in Wisconsin

  • September 15, 2021
  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, 2100 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI, 53211
  • Helen Bader School of Social Welfare

The Thompson Center, Badger Institute, UW-Madison Odyssey Project, and UW-Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare are pleased to present Partnerships and Pathways for Successful Reentry in Wisconsin. The hybrid event features an array of experts who will present mindsets, tools and strategies that can increase the likelihood of successful reintegration. The event begins with a discussion of a successful Nevada model that brings together the corrections system, a nonprofit reentry program, and a local college working to aid reentering citizens with opportunities of higher education and vocational training. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin system will also share research and findings that give insight into successful reintegration approaches.
Speakers include:

Jon Ponder, Founder and CEO of Hope for Prisoners
James McCoy, VP of Academic Affairs, College of Southern Nevada
Graham Miller, Hope for Prisoners graduate
Peter Moreno, Director of Odyssey Beyond Bars
Tina Freiburger, Dean and Professor, UW-Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
David Pate, Chair and Associate Professor, UW-Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare

Attending In-Person: Doors will open at 3:00 p.m. Parking information can be found at UW-Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Parking Guide. Please note that masks are required on the UW-Milwaukee campus, regardless of vaccination status.

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