The UWM Institute for Systems Change and Peacebuilding works with the UWM centers, institutes, departments and programs to engage faculty and staff from across campus and disciplines in transdisciplinary and interprofessional education, evaluation and research and to align interests for collective action on co-created programs and projects.
Campus partners include the Center for Community-based Learning Leadership and Research, Center for Global Health Equity, Institute for World Affairs, Center for International Education, Electa Quinney Institute, and the Institute for Child and Family Well-Being.
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Recent Projects with Partners
A few recent projects to note include:
- Tracking Our Truth: Providing Access to Advocacy Driven Medical Forensic Care (U.S. Department of Justice, Principal Investigator: Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu)
- Addressing Systemic Racism at the Neighborhood Level Through Integrating Wellness, Social Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development (UW System Ignite Grant Program, Principal Investigator: Lynne Woehrle)
- The Milwaukee Reentry Alliance: Improving the health outcomes of communities impacted by incarceration. (Wisconsin Partnership Program, Community Impact Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health to Employ Milwaukee. UWM Principal Investigator: David Pate)
UWM Academic Partners
The Institute collaborates with several partners on-campus at UW-Milwaukee including:
- Lubar Entrepreneurship Center
- Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership and Research
- Electa Quinney Institute
- Center for Water Policy
- Institute for World Affairs
- Institute for Child and Family Well-Being