Welcome to Community Conversations 2021-2022!
Updated September 14, 2021 - No in-person Conversation will be held. Please watch online!
Community Conversations is a monthly meeting of community members to discuss important topics of the day. Due to COVID-19, this event will be live-streamed and not in person. Click here to watch on September 15 at noon.
The Labor Supply: Where Is Everyone?
The workplace is changing. Employers struggle to hire; wages are rising; workers are choosing new jobs or staying home. What does it all mean? Three panelists reflect from the perspective of the economy, employers, and employees.
Taggert (TJ) Brooks is the Interim Dean for the College of Business Administration at UW-La Crosse. TJ has been with UW-La Crosse for 22 years and has numerous published works of economics study and observation.
Megan Harcey is the Director of Recruiting and Coworker Experience for Kwik Trip, Inc., based in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She has spent her 23 year career providing leadership and strategic direction to teams acutely focused on our most important asset . . . Our people.
Teresa Pierce is the Executive Director of Workforce Connections, a private nonprofit organization. Tereasa has been at Workforce Connections for 23 years. Teresa and Workforce Connections believes that everyone deserves every opportunity to reach their full potential and works to connect people to meaningful jobs that achieve independence and self-sufficiency.
We welcome all who want to make a difference.
September's in-person event has been cancelled. Click here to watch online instead!
In an effort to strengthen our community, Community Conversations looks to engage citizens in thoughtful, theological, non-partisan and non-political discussion about local economic and social issues. We invite anyone who is interested in making a difference.”