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Stan Stojkovic - Prisoner Re-Entry
04/21/15 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

Stan Stojkovic, Dean and Professor of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, will talk about the topic of prisoner re-entry and the issues that must be addressed for it to be successful within communities. A particular emphasis will be on the re-entry needs of returning offenders and how an effective re-entry program can be initiated and maintained. The principles of effective prisoner re-entry will be examined, along with the role of multiple agencies in producing re-entry outcomes among offenders. The presentation will conclude with the major obstacles facing communities when starting a re-entry program. 

James Zobel - Three Generations of MacArthurs in Milwaukee
04/28/15 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

Internationally renowned scholar and MacArthur Memorial Museum Archivist James Zobel will present the stories of three generations of MacArthurs in Milwaukee. Arthur MacArthur was elected Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin and later served as a Circuit Court Judge and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. His son, Arthur Jr., led the 24th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, and won the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Missionary Ridge. His son Douglas, also a Medal of Honor recipient, led American forces in WWI, WWII and Korea and concluded his career by transforming post-war Japan into a Western democracy.