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June 22
Community Connections: UW pilots guaranteed income program; join the Women’s Leadership Summit

 
In Community Connections, UW Ob-Gyn Outreach Specialist Cheryl Casey'Grant shares information about important community issues, events, and forums to bring better awareness and help our department connect to community concerns.

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Madison Forward Fund

Local leaders announced on Monday June 20, 2022, a new program that will guarantee direct payments to select families, adding Madison to a growing list of communities around the country that are offering a novel kind of support for those who need it most.

Dubbed the Madison Forward Fund, the city’s guaranteed income program will provide 155 families with $500 per month for a full year. Those who are selected for the program can then use the funds with no strings attached, meaning they can put it toward any expense of their choice. Here is the link for more information Madison Forward Fund – A guaranteed income research program to support Madison families – UW–Madison (wisc.edu)

Wisconsin Women’s Leadership Summit

It is not too late to tune into Wisconsin Women’s Leadership Summit​ that is being held virtually from June 20-July 1, 2022. Learn more about the lunchtime panel events, presented via Facebook Live, and register here!

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