Sharing Our Stories: Past, Present & Future
People have worked for thousands of years to make lives in Wisconsin. The legacy of their efforts profoundly shapes Wisconsin today.
Read stories of our rich history. How did the people who came before us work to build a home here, drawing on their culture, beliefs, and skills while adapting to this special place?
The recession challenged people in Wisconsin and across the nation. As the recovery continues, so does the discussion about work, education, what makes a good life, and how to create strong communities, as well as a strong state and nation.
Read stories that explore the meaning and experience of work today, and the challenges and opportunities that we face.
Globalization, technology, the aging of the work force… so much is changing, affecting what work will look like in the future.
Read stories that reflect on the future of work. What choices and opportunities will young people have? What do we value?
- ‘Noble Work’ an essay by Mike Perry
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