2008 alum Saul Wolf of the World Council of Credit Unions and Kristen Joiner of SustainDane will discuss "Engaging Policy in Non-Profit Arenas" at a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School's conference room.
Pete Braden's life work is to bring an end to factory farming. "Industrial farms torture animals, destroy the land, spread disease and cause unnecessary human hunger," says the first-year La Follette School student.
Academic debate in the classroom wasn't quite enough, Lara Rosen found, a discovery that eventually led her to enroll at the La Follette School of Public Affairs to study social and urban policy at the state and local levels.
John Norquist's work promoting new urbanism as an alternative to sprawl and antidote to sprawl's social and environmental problems draws on his experience as big-city mayor and prominent participant in national discussions on urban design and school reform — as well as his degree from the La Follette School.