La Crosse County is home to nearly 120,000 residents. Located on Wisconsin’s western border, alongside the Mississippi River, the landscape features stunning valleys and towering bluffs.
The cities offer a vibrant arts scene, multiple music festivals, and live performances. Popular recreational activities in the area include fishing, kayaking, and camping.
La Crosse County partnered with UniverCity Year in 2019-2022 to focus on projects around child care.
- “Child care availability, issues, and solutions.” Independent student research project. School of Social Work.
- “Navigating the legal aspects of providing child care.” Independent student research project. Law School.
- “Cost/Benefit analysis for local government actions to improve child care.” Public Affairs 881: Benefit-Cost Analysis. Dave Weimer.