The Alliance For The American Dream: DreamUp Wisconsin

Community members and university faculty have a chance to discuss ideas at one of the many community forums held to kick off DreamUp Wisconsin.

The Alliance for the American Dream is a new community-university collaboration funded by Schmidt Futures that aims to promote shared prosperity and increase American competitiveness. The University of Wisconsin–Madison (UW) is one of four public universities chosen by Schmidt Futures to partner in this work.

Schmidt Futures is a venture facility for public benefit that works to advance society through technology, inspire breakthroughs in scientific knowledge, and promote shared prosperity.

The Alliance for the American Dream: DreamUp Wiscosin initiative will bring together Dane County’s strong community, business, government, and non-profit networks to partner with the University of Wisconsin–Madison to meet racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities challenges and expand economic security and shared prosperity in the county.

Find out more about The Alliance for the American Dream by visiting the Institute for Research on Poverty‘s initiative website.
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CFS Faculty Director, IRP Affiliate,and one of the DreamUp Project Directors, J. Michael Collins, spoke with Central Time’s Rob Ferrett on WPR about the initiative.
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