Upcoming Events

February 21, 2018 12:00 PM in Greendale
"Serving Wisconsin's Aging Population," by Rachel Monaco-Wilcox. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

February 24, 2018 in Marshfield
Wisconsin Reads "The Round House"-Marshfield Cultural Fair Big Read Informational Pre-kickoff event (time TBD) Event Details »

February 27, 2018 in Milwaukee
Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights-Redlining, Racism and Reflection: A Three-Part Series-Part Three: Where from here? Event Details »

February 27, 2018 5:30 PM in Madison
"The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer Today," by Corey Saffold. A ShopTalk event. Event Details »

February 28, 2018 in Marshfield
Wisconsin Reads "The Round House"-Thomas Lindfor’s Everyday Brave at Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library Event Details »

Conversations that matter

Women face unique obstacles in their lives and careers. Our ShopTalk presenters travel the state to share personal perspectives and inspiring stories that will jumpstart conversations in your community about facing stereotypes, breaking molds and what work looks and feels like for women today.

Consider booking one of our ShopTalk presenters to jump-start the conversation. Free to book, free to attend!

Join the conversation Can we talk to one another, online?

The WHC has been committed to civil dialogue, civic democracy, and building strong communities since our founding more than 40 years ago. These are – more

Wisconsin and the opioid crisis

Our Road to Recovery: Going beyond the headlines on opioid addiction by Meg Turville-Heitz It’s in the headlines: A state health crisis. A national – more

Happy New Year! Stories about work and the future

Happy New Year! 2018 is going to be a big year for our Working Lives Project! Stories are at the heart of the humanities. – more