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—Tim Sheehy, President, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
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Report to the Community 2005
An annual recap of Milwaukee Idea initiatives and their accomplishments >>> MORE

CALLING THE QUESTION: Is Higher Education Ready to Commit to Community Engagement?
A Wingspread statement, 2004 (click to download pdf file)

The 4th Street Forum at Turner Hall
The 4th Street Forum continues its topical conversations on a variety of important issues. You're invited to join the dialogue and a host of well-known panelists on Thursdays, from 12-1:30 p.m. at Turner Hall, 1034 N. 4th Street. The forum, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Milwaukee Turners and co-sponsored by UWM's Center for Urban Initiatives and Research and The Milwaukee Idea. For more information on upcoming dates and topics check http://www.fourthstreetforum.org

This page was last updated May 5, 2005.