Chart of the Day – Total Taxpayer Spending on the White Privilege Conference

June 26, 2014

[Madison, Wisc…] After multiple updates on taxpayer funds going to the 15th annual national White Privilege Conference, the MacIver Institute decided to compile the total amount that has been discovered so far. Based on reports by media outlets and MacIver’s continued investigation, taxpayers have forked over more than $40,000 for government workers, teachers, students and others to attend the conference.

But, this is just what has been uncovered to this point. The MacIver Institute continues to investigate how much taxpayer money went to the conference and will update this total whenever new information is available.

See MacIver’s reporting on the White Privilege Conference at the links below:

White Privilege Conference Facilitator Calls Teaching a “Political Act”

White Privilege Conference Facilitator Says “the Longer You are in the Tea Party, the More Racist you Become”

DPI and Monona Grove School District Used Special Education Funds to Pay for White Privilege Conference Registrations

Monona Grove Spent $2,800 on Substitute Teachers during White Privilege Conference

Rep. John Jagler Calls Out DPI for Using Special Education Funds on the White Privilege Conference

UW-Eau Claire Spent more than $16,000 on White Privilege Conference

Check back often for updates as MacIver continues to investigate the White Privilege Conference.