The Coming Week in LSSA – October 7 – October 13

Check out what is happening in the world of LSSA and around campus this week!

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. La Follette Schoool Seminar – Mental Health Shocks as a Risk Factor for Homelessness (Tuesday)
2. The Concord Coalition Presents “Overdraft” Film on National Debt (Tuesday)
3. IRP Capitol Briefing – Wisconsin’s Economic, Social and Health Trends: What Matters? (Wednesday)
4. IRP Seminar – Creating the Political Will to Reduce Poverty and Promote Opportunity (Thursday)

1. La Follette School Seminar – Mental Health Shocks as a Risk Factor for Homelessness
Tuesday, October 8, 12:15 to 1:30, 8417 Social Sciences

Marah Curtis, UW–Madison, School of Social Work. Hosted by Center for Demography and Ecology as part of “DemSem.” Information: 262-3038, shelton@lafollette.wisc.edu

2. The Concord Coalition Presents “Overdraft” Film on National Debt
Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 PM, Humanities Building Room 1111

Join for free pizza and a screening of “Overdraft,” the award-winning, non-partisan film exploring the facts about the national debt. Following the screening, there will be an interactive “Debt Busters” budget simulation presented by the Concord Coalition. RSVP at thecankicksback.org/madison or text madison to 202-999-3287

3. IRP Capitol Briefing – Wisconsin’s Economic, Social and Health Trends: What Matters?
Wednesday, October 9, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Wisconsin State Capitol, Room 411 South

“Children and Families: Health and Well-Being and State Policy” by Dr. Benard Dreyer, Professor of Pediatrics, NYU and Past President, Academic Pediatric Association

“Looking Upstream: Trends in Poverty and Other Health Factors in Wisconsin” by Dr. Patrick Remington, Associate Dean for Public Health, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Breakfast and Registration start at 8:15 am
To register call 263-3607

4. IRP Seminar – Creating the Political Will to Reduce Poverty and Promote Opportunity
Thursday, October 10, 12:15 to 1:30, 8417 Social Sciences

Michael Laracy, Coordinator for Public Policy, Annie E. Casey Foundation, will present this talk as part of IRP’s General Poverty Research Seminar Series. Information: 262-6358, rsnell@ssc.wisc.edu

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