Wisconsin Uprising: The Story of Students in the Capitol

In this session, students of University of Wisconsin system present a short history of the fight earlier this spring in the Wisconsin Capitol, through photos and personal stories. Students kicked off the protests with their “I Heart UW” rally at the Governor’s office on Valentine’s Day, and they were there when the occupation ended in a victorious court ruling in March. They have continued the struggle through the passage of the state budget and beyond. Hear from students where they’ve been and where they’re going in the fight for public education and democratic governance in Wisconsin.

Date: 
August 25, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location

Madison College (MATC-Downtown Campus)
211 N Carroll St D333
Session type: 
Panel
Speaker(s): 
Charity Schmidt
Speaker(s): 
Erika Wolf
Speaker(s): 
Jolie Lizotte
Speaker(s): 
Seth T. Hoffmeister

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