Time is running out – Share your perspective on community welcomeness in Lincoln and Marathon Counties

The Lincoln and Marathon County Diversity Study Survey closes June 3, 2022

We hope you can take a few minutes to participate in an important survey concerning belonging, community welcomeness, and diversity in Lincoln and Marathon Counties.

The Lincoln and Marathon County Diversity, Inclusion and Community Welcomeness Study is accepting responses until June 3, 2022. It takes just 10 minutes to complete and can be completed online at wipps.org/LMdiversitystudy, or by accessing the following QR code:

Discussions around the issues of diversity and inclusion are persistent throughout the country, and Central Wisconsin is no exception. Despite widespread conversation, there is a lack of concrete information on how the people of Lincoln and Marathon Counties feel about these topics.

This survey is an opportunity for all residents in Lincoln and Marathon Counties to be heard, to share how they feel about the community they live in, and to provide information that will help us better understand who we are and what we value.

The results of this survey will help community leaders and the public gain a better understanding of strengths and challenges related to diversity, inclusion, and community welcomeness. This information can also help initiate conversations or activities that seek to establish or improve the relationships between individuals living in the area.

The study is being conducted by the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, a unit of the University of Wisconsin System Administration. Funding is provided by Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. and the B.A. and Esther Greenheck Foundation. Key partners include the Aware and Active Citizen Group from Lincoln County and the Mosaic coalition from Marathon County.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email info@wipps.org.

Please let your friends and family who live in Marathon or Lincoln Counties know about this survey. You can find promotional materials for the survey on our website.