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Aug 31 2022

Foxconn Community Conversation — Town Hall and Panel Discussion featuring Interim Dean Merriman

August 31, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Gateway Technical College: SC Johnson iMET Center


2320 Renaissance Blvd., Sturtevant, WI 53177



About this event

Please join us on the fifth anniversary of the Foxconn development project announcement in Mount Pleasant for a town hall panel discussion:

Mount Pleasant was promised a 20 Million square foot LCD factory, 13,000 full-time jobs, and a $10 Billion capital investment.

What happened?

How did we get here?

What next?

Featuring Distinguished Panelists:

Nilay Patel: Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief The Verge, Vergecast Co-Host

Lawrence Tabak: Writer, Novelist, Author of Foxconned: Imaginary Jobs, Bulldozed Homes, and the Sacking of Local Government

Kathleen Gallagher: Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist, Executive Director 5 Lakes Institute, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Columnist

Rep. Gordon Hintz: Seven Term Wisconsin State Representative, Former Minority Leader, WEDC Board Member

David Merriman, Ph.D.: Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the Univ. of Illinois Chicago.

Livestream available on Youtube @ BETTER PLEASANT

Register Here



Date posted

Aug 2, 2022

Date updated

Aug 2, 2022