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Wisconsin Immigrant Workers, Part Two: Immigrants in the Dairy Industry
April 7 @ 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 2 – Immigrants in the Dairy Industry
April 7, 4:30-5:30 pm
Join us as Ruth Conniff, editor-at-large of the Wisconsin Examiner, presents on issues related to immigrants in the dairy industry and how it impacts the workforce, families and the community.
Former editor-in-chief of The Progressive magazine, and a regular panelist on CNN’s Capital Gang. She has appeared on Good Morning America, C-SPAN, and NPR and has been a frequent guest on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC. Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers (The New Press) is her first book. 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.