Health, Equity, and Peacebuilding - nat'l conference - Milwaukee Oct 8-10

Event Dates: 
10/08/21 - 10/10/21

Registration is happening now for this upcoming national conference to be held in Milwaukee

Health, Equity, and Peacebuilding

October 8-10th 2021

at UW-Milwaukee main campus

More information on speakers, schedule, and registration costs here:

The roots of health disparities stretch back in history with colonization practices and are laid bare again by COVID19. The rawness of our recent crisis provides an important opportunity to explore the depth of health hierarchies. Importantly, it also energizes our recognition of the urgent need for change. Through papers, plenaries, and performances, we will explore the critical barriers and opportunities to address public health crisis points such as racism, economic disparity, social determinants of health, and gendered violence among other examples of systemic inequalities. 




Lynne M. Woehrle, PhD

Associate Professor,


Program Director: Peacebuilding Programs



College of Nursing


Cunningham 675


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We acknowledge in Milwaukee that we are on traditional Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk and Menominee homeland along the southwest shores of Michigami, North America’s largest system of freshwater lakes, where the Milwaukee, Menominee and Kinnickinnic rivers meet and the people of Wisconsin’s sovereign Anishinaabe, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Oneida and Mohican nations remain present.