This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Deedee Peterson

Legal Action of Wisconsin
Executive Director
Milwaukee WI
Deedee Peterson is executive director at Legal Action of Wisconsin. She has served in many different roles to work on equal justice for low-income people since 1994, including executive director at the Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund; development director at the National Housing Law Project; Alliance Legal Services; and development director at Legal Action of Wisconsin. Deedee has also worked to prevent domestic violence and abuse at Dane County Advocates for Battered Women (Madison, WI), The Women’s Center (Waukesha, WI), and the Cairo Women’s Shelter (Cairo, IL). Deedee was raised in northern Wisconsin in a large family of stoic Norwegian Lutherans and not-so-stoic Green Bay Packers fans. She has a master’s degree in professional and technical writing from UW-Milwaukee.