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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

Location

Gateway Technical College: SC Johnson iMET Center

Address

2320 Renaissance Blvd., Sturtevant, WI 53177

Cost

Free

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

Contact

CUPPA

Date posted

Aug 2, 2022

Date updated

Aug 2, 2022