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Raising Wisconsin hosts webinars and other events designed to inform audiences across the state on early care and education and optimal child health and well-being. Bookmark and check this page for upcoming events and relevant registration information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Webinar: Wisconsin’s State Budget: The Process, Influencing Decision-Making, and More

Thursday, Dec. 15 from 8-8:45 p.m. | Zoom

Join us for an informational session on understanding Wisconsin’s state budget process – how government leaders, policymakers, and elected officials influence the process, and how parent advocates can most effectively make their voices heard and influence critical child care priorities. This event will cover the roles and responsibilities of elected officials and provide a high-level introduction to the public policy process.

BUSINESS CASE FOR CHILD CARE WEBINAR SERIES

Raising Wisconsin is planning the final two webinars in its series on the business case for state investment into early childhood in Wisconsin. Check back for updates.

PAST EVENTS

Webinar: Using Data to Tell Your Story

Thursday, Nov. 17 from 8-9 p.m. | Zoom

An educational webinar for parents and caregivers to help parents and caregivers understand how data can be used to make change, what data and information is available on child care, and what that data means when taking advocacy actions. This event is tailored for parents and caregivers in southwest Wisconsin, the Sheboygan and Manitowoc areas, northeast Wisconsin, the Eau Claire-Chippewa Valley, Racine, Kenosha, and Waukesha.

For more information on parent engagement efforts, visit our Families page.

Webinar: The Power of Parents

Thursday, Oct. 27 from 8-9 p.m. | Zoom

An educational webinar for parents and caregivers to learn how to tell their story and urge elected officials to invest in child care. This event is tailored for parents and caregivers in southwest Wisconsin, the Sheboygan and Manitowoc areas, northeast Wisconsin, the Eau Claire-Chippewa Valley, Racine, Kenosha, and Waukesha.

For more information on parent engagement efforts, visit our Families page.

 

Webinar: What’s the Economy Got to Do with It? The Business Case for State Investment in Early Childhood in Wisconsin

Thursday, Oct. 27 from 1-2 p.m. | Zoom

An engaging virtual session on the business and economic implications of Wisconsin’s child care challenges and insights on the urgent need for state investment into early care and education. A panel of three Wisconsin business leaders shared first-hand insights and WECA provided information on the state’s child care landscape and upcoming Raising Wisconsin events.