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Associated Bank 2019 Investment Update

In May 2019, WISCAP announced the $100,000 Associated Bank investment in Wisconsin’s community action network. Associated Bank and WISCAP share a common goal of creating stronger communities through economic development. Therefore, the Associated Bank investment was meant to expand access…

STAFF PICK OF JANUARY

WISCAP chooses “The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives” as our staff pick of January! Fifty years after Michael Harrington published his groundbreaking book The Other America, in which he chronicled the lives of people excluded from…

2nd Annual Put Poverty on Ice

For Immediate ReleaseDecember 2. 2019 Contact: Brad Paul Executive Director, WISCAP (608) 244-4422 Put Poverty on Ice! Madison, WI – WISCAP is teaming up with the Madison Capitols Hockey Club for the 2nd Annual “Put Poverty on Ice” night Friday,…

STAFF PICK OF DECEMBER

WISCAP chooses “The Working Poor: Invisible in America” by David K. Shipler as staff pick of December. From the author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Arab and Jew, an intimate portrait unfolds of working American families struggling against insurmountable odds to escape poverty. As…

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STAFF PICK OF NOVEMBER

For the staff pick of November, WISCAP chooses ‘Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth’ by Sarah Smarsh. ” An eye-opening, topical, and moving memoir of one woman’s experience of working-class poverty…