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Wisconsin Immigrant Workers, Part Three: Healthcare during the Pandemic

May 12, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Wisconsin Immigrant Workers: Their Stories and Impact

The pandemic placed a spotlight on the many essential roles immigrants play in our economy and society.  Join us for a series of webinars highlighting the untold stories and contributions of Wisconsin’s immigrant workforce, from health care to the dairy industry.  These webinars are free and open to the public.

Series facilitated by Doug Savage, Director of Institute of World Affairs at UW-Milwaukee

Co-sponsored by Alverno College and UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the Institute for World Affairs (IWA)

PART 3 – Healthcare during the Pandemic

May 12, 4:30-5:30 pm

Please join us for a panel discussion from frontline workers who can share first-hand what it has been like to work during the pandemic in healthcare. They will bring their expertise in areas like direct care in nursing and mental health from the immigrant perspective both from personal experience and sharing anecdotal situations from the communities they serve. Panelists include: Gabriela Dieguez, Anne Janisch, and Itza Vargas from Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers and Netzali Pacheco from Family Health/La Clinica.

Register here for this free, virtual webinar.

This workshop is being supported by Title VI National Resource Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education and by a grant from the Menard Center for the Study of Institutions and Innovation.


May 12, 2022
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT