Save the date for Toward One Wisconsin 2021!

The third annual Toward One Wisconsin Conference
Eau Claire, Oct. 12-13, 2021

The Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) is thrilled to announce that the third annual Toward One Wisconsin Conference – Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges – will be Oct. 12-13, 2021, at the Lismore Hotel in Eau Claire. Toward One Wisconsin offers those in businesses, health care, government service, education and other sectors the chance to discuss, learn about and exchange ideas on how best to address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Following a successful all-virtual conference in November 2020, this year we are excited to continue this important work in person. Join us for:

Toward One Wisconsin Conference
Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges
October 12-13, 2021
The Lismore Hotel
Eau Claire, WI

The 2021 Toward One Wisconsin Conference seeks to curate and coordinate knowledge in an unprecedented collaborative project to prioritize the work of diversity, equity, inclusion and access throughout Wisconsin. Additionally, the conference helps to support the creation of a statewide network of individual leaders, non-profit organizations and employers determined to empower and employ the full talent of all who live here in Wisconsin.

Be a part of an event that focuses on individual, organizational, and policy level changes to advance social, economic and health equity across Wisconsin. Together we have the power to make change, hold one another accountable and to push for a better tomorrow — but we need your help!

Request for Proposals – share your expertise!

The T1W Conference is seeking proposals that feature collaborative and innovative approaches, best practices, cutting edge research, and/or success stories that focus on our four conference tracks.

Track I: Increasing Opportunities for Inclusion in Wisconsin’s Workforce
Track II: Creating Inclusive Communities
Track III: Cultivating Equity in Education
Track IV: Building Health Equity in Wisconsin

For a guide on proposal submissions, click here.

Call for proposals will be open until April 15, 2021.

About Toward One Wisconsin
Toward One Wisconsin was created to help build communities of equity and opportunity. The first T1W Conference was held in Milwaukee on April 11-12, 2019. For more details, including sponsorship opportunities and how to register for the conference, go to

About Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS)
Founded in 2007, WIPPS is a unit of the University of Wisconsin System, with a mission is to address local, state and national issues by linking public scholarship, civic outreach and student service to enhance community life throughout Wisconsin. Learn more about WIPPS.

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