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August 03, 2020 | Wisconsin Public Radio
Think Tank Will Provide Live Updates On Wisconsin Economy Amid COVID-19. Download interview with Laura Dresser here.
August 01, 2020 | Urban Milwaukee
“Everybody has experienced some change in their work from this pandemic,” said Laura Dresser
July 29, 2020 | Spectrum News 1

Wisconsin’s Racial Divides Persist. 

Full article here.

July 29, 2020 | WPR/Central Time

Laura Dresser interviewed on WPR's Central Time.

Interview link here.

July 22, 2020 | Wisconsin Examiner
SOWW Report describes the worst crisis in decades, made harder by longstanding economic weaknesses.
Full article here.
June 26, 2020 | Efficientgov.com

Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and the Mayors Innovation Project announced the winners of their joint grant program and have named the City of Salem, MA as a $5,000.00 winner.  

With this grant, the City will operate a free weekly mobile farmers’ market this summer at three affordable housing sites where hundreds of Salem children reside.

Full store here.

June 26, 2020 | Patch.com
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and the Mayors Innovation Project announced the winners of their joint grant program and have named the City of Salem, MA as a $5,000.00 winner. The program aims to empower municipal leaders to improve children’s health and reduce health disparities in communities, in particular by supporting efforts that de-crease neurotoxic exposures. Full store here.
June 26, 2020 | WCIA.com - Champaign, IL
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and the Mayors Innovation Project announced the winners of their joint grant program and have named the City of Champaign Township, IL as a $10,000.00 winner. The program aims to empower municipal leaders to improve children’s health and reduce health disparities in communities, in particular by supporting efforts that de-crease neurotoxic exposures. Full store here.
June 19, 2020 | WPR.org
Evers Introduces Package Of Bills Targeting Police Reforms
Legislation Would Establish Statewide Use Of Force Standards
May 15, 2020 | School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The need for advocacy does not stop for a pandemic. Students in SW 840: Advanced Marco Practice with Dr. Laura Dresser and Dr. Dan Meyer adapted to the realities of Covid-19 and social distancing and completed advocacy projects on issues they, as soon-to-be social workers, care deeply about.
April 16, 2020 | Wisconsin Examiner

It’s not the government’s fault the world shut down, it’s the virus’ fault. 

Full article here.

April 03, 2020 | Capital and Main
The dairy state draws attention for some of the nation's highest rates of racial disparity. Full article here.
March 26, 2020 | Wisconsin Examiner

Progressive policy wonks on how the pandemic could change everything.

March 23, 2020 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Social distancing would be a lot less inequality promoting if we had the infrastructure of strong medical care, insurance and housing supports for low-wage workers, but we don’t,” said Laura Dresser, a labor economist and the associate director of COWS. “That means that this crisis tends to push the inequality along, instead of the crisis showing how connected we are and pulling us closer together.”
March 17, 2020 | WUWM/Lake Effect
2020 Census Interview with Katya Spear, Mayors Innovation Project co-managing director.
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