Wisconsin's leadership as the first state in the nation to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in employment and housing marks its 40th anniversary this year.
To honor the occasion and celebrate Pride Month, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) are co-hosting a panel featuring former Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore David Clarenbach, who authored the groundbreaking, bipartisan legislation -- Wisconsin 1981 Assembly Bill 70.
Wisconsin Pride and Equal Rights Panel
June 27, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Virtual or in-person at WHEDA offices in Madison
Other presenters and panelists include DWD Secretary-designee Amy
Pechacek, WHEDA CEO and Executive Director Elmer Moore Jr., DWD Equal Rights
Division Administrator Jesús Villa, Unemployment Insurance Division
Administrator Jim Chiolino, and former Equal Rights Division Administrator