“Racial Equity and Economic Justice in Urban Planning Practice and Community Building”, a presentation by john a. powell

“Racial Equity and Economic Justice in Urban Planning Practice and Community Building”, a presentation by john a. powell
Please join us at 7:30pm on October 22 for “Racial Equity and Economic Justice in Urban Planning Practice and Community Building”, a presentation by john a. powell. The talk will take place in Architecture and Urban Planning Building Rm. 170.… Continue Reading »

The Organizer: A new film and book about ACORN

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 4:00 pm
Please join us Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 4pm in UWM Student Union room 191 to show and discuss a new film and book about ACORN. ACORN was the largest U.S. organization working to build collective power in low-income communities. It shut down in 2010 in the face of right wing attacks.… Continue Reading »

Milwaukee Summit 2018

Thursday, November 15, from 5:30-7 pm
Milwaukee Summit 2018 – Immigration and the City in the Trump Era: Immigrants’ Rights, Advocacy, and Communities in Milwaukee
Join us in the Student Union Alumni Fireside Lounge for our 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit.… Continue Reading »

23rd Annual Student Research Forum 2018

23rd Annual Student Research Forum 2018: Housing and Community Development
Please join us for the 23rd Urban Studies’ Student Research Forum located in the UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge from noon to 6pm on Friday, April 27th, 2018. The 2018 Student Research Forum keynote speaker is Dr. Janet L. Smith, Professor of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.… Continue Reading »

Lunchtime for Activists

Confronting Mass Incarceration with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Scholar and Activist Heather Ann Thompson
Join us for this free event on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11am to 1pm, Union Ballroom. University of Michigan Professor and Historian Heather Ann Thompson will speak. There will also be a Community Resource Fair and panel discussion with local activists …… Continue Reading »