League of Women Voters meeting to focus on poverty in the Northwoods
FOR THE TOMAHAWK LEADER
RHINELANDER – Dan Veroff, University of Wisconsin-Madison Demographic Specialist at the Applied Population Lab, will answer discuss and answer questions regarding poverty in the Northwoods at the February meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW), on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Oneida County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of the Northwoods, 100 W. Keenan Street, Rhinelander.
Veroff has been with the Applied Population Laboratory since March 1998. He will provide definitions of poverty and the demographics of those living in poverty within the Northwoods region, the LWVNOW said.
Following his presentation, Melinda Osterberg, UW-Madison Division of Extension, Marathon and Lincoln County Community Development Educator, will facilitate a discussion on policies and programs that impact individuals living in poverty.
“It should be a very interesting and enlightening afternoon,” the LWVNOW said.
The LWVNOW encompasses Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas counties. The local league belongs to the state and national League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization devoted to helping members and fellow citizens develop educated political opinions and act upon them through the democratic process. Monthly meetings and sponsored events are open to all. For more information, email [email protected]. or visit www.lwvnow.org.
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