Upcoming Events

October 28, 2017 in Milwaukee
Untold Stories-The Stories We Tell Writing Workshop Event Details »

November 4, 2017 4:00 PM in Madison
Jesus Salas' "Whose Dream Is It?" panel participation. Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters' The American Dream in Wisconsin Series. A ShopTalk sponsored event. Event Details »

November 9, 2017 7:00 PM in Waunakee
"This Is a Real Job: Insights Into Arts Work," by Danielle Dresden & Donna Peckett. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

November 11, 2017 9:30 AM in Plymouth
Second Saturdays-Journeys Into Local History: Jerry Apps-The Land Event Details »

November 14, 2017 6:30 PM in Port Washington
"Human Trafficking in Wisconsin, by Rachel Monaco-Wilcox. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

Cap Times Idea Fest on September 16, 2017
A Discussion: Opioid abuse and Wisconsin’s road to recovery

Conversations can spark ideas that generate real change.

On Saturday, September 16th, as part of the inaugural Cap Times Ideas Fest, the Wisconsin Humanities Council is proud to be leading small group discussions to facilitate productive and action-oriented conversations about the opioid epidemic in Wisconsin.

The event starts at 12:30 in the Discovery building on the UW-Madison campus. Panelists are state Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Ashland, Rise Together program manager Nadine Machkovech, Wisconsin Voices for Recovery director Caronline Miller and state Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette. Cap Times reporter Jessie Opoien will moderate the panel.

Small group discussions will start directly following the event at 1:30 in the atrium of the Discovery building.

This is a unique opportunity to hear different perspectives and share experiences. Thoughts and ideas for addressing the opioid epidemic in Wisconsin will be collected and shared with participants, panelists, and the Cap Times.

This is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets here.

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