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Howard Fuller to Headline Newsmaker Lunch Hour

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09/29/20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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Dr. Howard Fuller, a nationally acclaimed advocate for school choice and former Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent will be the featured guest at a virtual event set for noon on Tuesday, September 29. This Newsmaker Lunch Hour is presented by a partnership between the Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.com.

Fuller, who retired in June as distinguished professor of education and founder/director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University, has been a local and national activist and advocate for civil rights, social justice and for educational opportunities for African American children for decades.

In addition to his roles with MPS and Marquette, he has been a senior fellow in the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, secretary of Wisconsin’s Department of Employment Relations, and director of the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services. Although he has stepped back from national leadership roles, Fuller remains on the board of directors for the Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy, a Milwaukee charter school he founded.

Fuller will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience during the session, moderated by Milwaukee Press Club President Corrinne Hess, reporter at Wisconsin Public Radio.

Media panel:
Alan Borsuk, Marquette University
James Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Shannon Sims, Today TMJ4

You must register in advance to view this event. Advanced registration can be done by booking below. Those who register will receive a link on the morning of the event to view it live.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1 and sustaining sponsor Mueller QAAS, LLC.

WisPolitics.com partners with the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Questions? Please contact Joette Richards, Milwaukee Press Club executive director, at joette@milwaukeepressclub.org or call 262-894-2224.

Event Sponsors

Event Partner

  • WisPolitics.com

Presenting Sponsor

  • Spectrum News 1

Sustaining Sponsor

  • Mueller QAAS, LLC

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