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March  2019
Events on March 12, 2019
  • 10th Annual Wisconsin Woemn's Health Advocacy Summit
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: March 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm
    Description: <br><b>2019 Summit to feature:</b><br>Keynote by new Milwaukee Health Commissioner Jeanette Kowalik<br>S.H.E. Speaks by:  Angela Lang, BLOC Executive Director, Vanessa McDowell, YWCA Madison CEO, Paula Tran Inzeo, Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Group Director, Dana World Patterson, Foundations for Freedom CEO<br>Panel discussions featuring youth leaders, women who ran for office in 2016 and environmental health experts<br>LOTS of networking and empowerment opportunities<br><b><br></b><br><b>Need Lodging?</b><br>A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Premier Park Hotel under the "2019 WI Women’s Health Advocacy Summit Conference Block".  A discounted rate of $129 is being offered to our attendees. <br><br><i>If you need a room, book online or call (608) 285-8000 and ask for the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health block rate by February 11th.<br><br></i><br><i>Register NOW: <a href="; id="ow291" __is_owner="true"></a></i><br><br><br><b>Agenda</b>Link here for a full agenda<br>8:00am Registration, Networking, Light Breakfast & Exhibit Table Visits<br>9:00am Welcome & Kick Off by Sara Finger, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Alliance for women's Health<br>9:30am Morning Keynote: Monica Simpson, SisterSong<br>10:15am "Whad'ya Know" Women' Health Policy Trivia Game<br>10:45am "All Women Rise" Panel on Disparities in WI facilitated by Sheri Johnson<br>12:00pm Networking Lunch & Pie Buy<br>12:50pm Presentation of WAWH Women's Health Leader Awards<br>1:00pm SHE Speaks Series<br>1:40pm Panel with Elected Leaders from All Levels of Government facilitated by Mike Murray<br>2:30pm Networking Break<br>3:00pm Advocacy & Having Difficult Conversations<br>3:45pm Launch of Wisconsin Women #PersistAtThePolls Campaign<br>4:15pm Closing Message: Kelley Robinson, Planned Parenthood Action Fund<br>5:00pm Raffle Drawing &  Pick Up
Events on March 14, 2019
  • Gilda's Club Madison Grand Re-Opening
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: March 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm
    Location: 7907 UW Health Ct, Middleton, WI 53562, USA
    Description: Gilda's Club Madison Grand Re-Opening Open House
    7907 UW Health Ct. Middleton WI
    March 14
    4:30-6:30 pm

    Gilda's Club Madison is grateful to our community for rallying around us after the summer floods! In March we are re-opening our red doors so we can continue to serve families facing cancer. Join us for wine, appetizers, and tours of our beautifully restored clubhouse. Ribbon cutting at 5:15 pm. Brief program at 5:30 pm.
Events on March 19, 2019
  • Just the Facts: What the Evidence Says (and Doesn't) About Medical Marijuana
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm
    Location: State Capitol, Room 411-South
    Description: Just the Facts: <br>What the Evidence Says (and Doesn't) About Medical Marijuana<br>   <br>Tuesday, March 19<br>10:00am to 12:00pm<br>State Capitol, Room 411-South<br> <br><a href="; id="ow501" __is_owner="true">CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAPITOL BRIEFING</a><br> Free and open to the public, though seating is limited<br>States across the country have passed legislation on medical and recreational marijuana use, and local ballot initiatives in Wisconsin show support for discussion of the issue here. Join the EBHPP for a Capitol Briefing that aims to help inform this discussion in Wisconsin by taking a look at what we know (and don't know) about the health effects of cannabis, and at the implementation of these laws in other states.<br> <br>Featuring presentations from...<br> <br>Robert Wallace, MD, MSc<br>Professor and Irene Ensminger Stecher Professorship in Cancer Research<br>University of Iowa College of Public Health <br>Dr. Wallace will discuss the evidence on the health effects of cannabis, and his involvement in a 2017 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report on this topic<br> <br>Karmen Hanson, MA <br>Program Director, Behavioral Health<br>National Conference of State Legislatures <br>Ms. Hanson will discuss the implementation of medical and recreational cannabis laws in other states, public health and public safety considerations, and other considerations

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