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Teejop Hocira Youth Outreach Event, Dinner and Resource Fair – Isthmus


press release: Join us at the Teejop Hocira Community Center for a day of service and learning focused on managing the resources that are essential to healthy and thriving communities. Through a partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and Earth Partnerships, and the Teejop Hocira Community Center, we invite youth and their families to participate in activities designed to connect participants to research and engagement conducted by individuals. and groups associated with UW-Madison and within the community, and ways to get involved in issues that affect our daily lives and are particularly relevant to Indigenous communities. The structure of the program is as follows:

  • 3:30-5:00 p.m.: Seed planting and land restoration activity (youth) UW Earth Partnerships will lead students in this service project designed to restore the soil around the community center and learn about the connection between the earth’s ecology and its relationship to quality of life. Register now for the youth event
  • 5:00-6:00 p.m.: Community Resource Fair (families and youth) UW-Madison and community representatives will be available at resource tables to share information about their work in various areas involving food, environment, health, and nutrition, among a variety of topics. Register now for the Resource Fair
  • 6:00-7:00 p.m.: Dinner prepared by Elena Terry and Wild Bearies Wild Bearies and Elena Terry will provide a meal for those in attendance, and a short program will feature special guest recognition and remarks from Ho-Chunk Nation Health and Wellness Coordinator Jon Greendeer. Register now for the event dinner

To get an accurate count for event and meal planning, we ask those planning to attend to register.