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Mar 02, 2018 / Wisconsin Environmental Health Network Annual Conference

Wisconsin Environmental Health Network Annual Conference, Madison
12:00 - 5:00 pm

Conference highlights include:

  • Panel: “Health and Environmental Justice: Air Quality in Wisconsin,” moderated by Kim Wright, JD, Executive Director, Midwest Environmental Advocates
  • Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, Clinician Scientist at the BC Children’s Research Institute and Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia on “Impact of Toxic Chemicals on the Developing Brain”
  • Tom Burke, PhD, Former EPA Science Advisor and Director of the Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute on “Protecting Health in Risky Times: The Challenge of Hazardous Chemicals in Our Environment”
  • Lee Wilke, MD, a Professor of Surgery and Director of the UW Breast Center at the UW Carbone Cancer Center on “Breast Cancer & the Environment.”

On Thursday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. there will be a special pre-conference public lecture by Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH on “Unleashing the Power of Prevention by Targeting Environmental Exposures to Toxic Chemicals & Pollutants” at the H.F DeLuca Forum hall, Discovery Building, UW-Madison Campus.

Mar 05, 2018 / Coffee for a Cause at Java Cat

Come enjoy a cup of joe and support social justice!

March 5th from 6:00-7:00 a.m. stop by Java Cat in Madison and make a donation to Community Shares of Wisconsin's The Big Share and receive a free cup of coffee courtesy of Java Cat!

Information about The Big Share: The Big Share is an online day of giving hosted by Community Shares of Wisconsin for nearly 70 nonprofits dedicated to building an equitable, just community and protecting our environment. The Big Share is a fun, easy and flexible way to donate to and to learn more about organizations that help our community, like Midwest Environmental Advocates.

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Mar 06, 2018 / The Big Share Kickoff - Sponsored by Madison Community Foundation

Join Community Shares of Wisconsin & Madison Community Foundation for the Madison Community Foundation Power Hour at Cargo Coffee East to support The Big Share!

Make a donation to groups like Midwest Environmental Advocates for The Big Share and receive a free coffee (while supplies last)!

Come down and help us kickoff this monumental day where Community Shares of Wisconsin groups, together, will raise $400,000 for nearly 70 local nonprofits dedicated to building an equitable, just community and protecting our environment.

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Mar 06, 2018 / The Big Share fundraising day

The Big Share® will take place on Tuesday, March 6 to benefit local nonprofits working to advance social justice, defend civil rights, and protect the environment in Dane County and across Wisconsin. Save the date to help Midwest Environmental Advocates raise $24,000 and all Community Shares of Wisconsin groups raise $400,000 in a single day.

Read more about The Big Share on the Community Shares of Wisconsin website.