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 for the years 2019-22 to focus on projects around child care. Read the UniverCity Year 2021 report for project highlights.
- “Assessing child care availability, issues, and solutions.” School of Social Work: Independent student research.
- “Navigating the legal aspects of providing child care.” Law School: Independent student research.
- “Exploring childcare issues and solutions in La Crosse County.” Political Science: Independent student research.
- “Expanding access to child care in La Crosse County: A benefit-cost analysis.” Public Affairs 881: Benefit-Cost Analysis. Dave Weimer.