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WCA Educational Webinar Series: DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSIVITY – Building a Foundation: The County Role in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Organizer

Sarah Diedrick-Kasdorf
Phone:
608-663-7188
Email:
diedrick@wicounties.org
Join the Wisconsin Counties Association in February for our four-part webinar series on diversity, equity and inclusivity. The four webinars will be on consecutive Mondays from February 1-February 22, 2021 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Building a Foundation: The County Role in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Speakers:

David Crowley, Milwaukee County Executive

As a lifelong resident, David Crowley grew up in Milwaukee’s 53206 neighborhood and credits the youth organization Urban Underground for saving his life. He worked as a community organizer and as a legislative aide before he was elected in 2016 to serve Wisconsin’s 17th Assembly District in the Wisconsin State Legislature. County Executive Crowley is a member of the ACLU, Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals and the Milwaukee NAACP. He was elected to serve as Milwaukee County Executive on April 7, 2020 and sworn in on May 4, 2020.

Kirsty Fontaine, NACo Program Manager – Health
Kirsty Fontaine is a Health Program Manager at the National Association of Counties (NACo). In this role, she manages projects that provide education and technical assistance to county officials, working to promote a culture of health in counties across the country. Prior to working at NACo, Kirsty served as a Senior Program Associate at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute in Washington, D.C. and the Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where she ran the DC Health and Academic Prep Program, a pre-college pipeline program for underserved college-bound D.C. students interested in pursuing health-focused careers.

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