The Power to Change Lives

  • November 08, 2018
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Oakwood Village University Woods Auditorium/Arts Center


  • Free and Open to the Public

    Registration not required

Registration is not required.

This lecture is FREE to the general public. 

The Power to Change Lives

Emily Auerbach 

About our Topic: The Power to Change Lives:

Using short videos and featuring presentations by graduates of the Odyssey Project, Emily Auerbach will share exciting new developments in the Odyssey Project, including Odyssey Junior, Onward Odyssey, and Odyssey behind Bars. Graduates of this innovative program have moved from homelessness to UW master's degrees, from incarceration to meaningful work in the community. Find out how PLATO has helped make this program possible and new ways you can get involved.

About our Speaker:

Emily Auerbach is an award-winning  Professor of English at the UW-Madison, co-host of University of the  Air for Wisconsin Public Radio, author of Searching for Jane Austen, and Director of the UW Odyssey Project for the past 16 years.

Lecture Location:

Oakwood Village University Woods Auditorium/Arts Center  
6205 Mineral Point Road    
Madison, Wisconsin 53705    



Parking Instructions: 

Free parking is available in designated spaces at Oakwood Village - University Woods outdoors & underground. 

To access underground parking:

  • Enter at the stoplight on Mineral Point Rd.; take the left fork & go to the SECOND driveway on the right.  Look for the sign indicating parking. 
  • Press the button located next to the garage door to speak to attendant; say you are there for a PLATO Lecture.
  • Park in any available Visitor space.

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