Diversity Leadership Society

Actions Speak Louder Virtual Event

Actions Speak Louder
Join the Diversity Leadership Society for the final virtual event in our 2022 MLK Days of Service series: "Actions Speak Louder: Becoming an Inclusive Workplace."
  • When: Thursday, March 17, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Target Audience: People managers, DEI teams, employee resource group participants, HR specialists.
If you are a leader who helps build organizational culture, this session is for you! Participants will receive their very own copy of Deanna Singh's book Actions Speak Louder upon its release in May. Register Now!

2022 Racial Equity Fund Investments Announced

Racial Equity Fund Investments
At United Way, we believe in building a community that offers access, resources, and the opportunity for long-term success. The Racial Equity Fund is focused on a commitment to deepen our impact as funders, partners, and conveners, especially in relation to racial equity and social justice. A total of $1.5 million will be invested in eleven organizations over the next three years – meet our new partners here.

Technology United

Annual CIO Forum Raises $506,050

Technology United CIO Forum logo
The Technology United CIO Forum was held on February 18, with over 300 technology professionals joining the virtual event. The event featured panel discussions on managing a hybrid workplace, preparing for ransomware attacks, transitioning from discrete products to a digital customer experience, and emerging technologies. This year's event raised a record-breaking $506,050 for United Way! A huge thank you to Jane Durment and our CIO Advisory Board for reaching this remarkable achievement. Additional gratitude to our event sponsors, our virtual event platform partner, Zoom Communications, and United Way's Technology United Council. Missed it? Click here to learn more about the event.

LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.)

Thank You, Alex Izzo!

Alex Izzo
We are pleased to recognize Alex Izzo from Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, who has exceeded expectations in his role on the LINC committee. A committee member for the past three years, Alex serves his community with kindness and compassion. Alex always jumps into any volunteer role that needs support - even if that means standing outside in the cold or lifting heavy boxes! Individuals like Alex make a tangible difference to our local community. We are grateful to Alex for his volunteerism and servant leadership. Thank you, Alex!

If you are interested in becoming a LINC member, reach out to Audrey Kanthack for more details.

Pride United

Pride United Gaining Momentum

Pride United
Pride United is building a strong community with the diverse, talented individuals that serve on our Council. We want to be as diverse as the Queer community we serve. Click here to learn more about our Council and how you can get involved!

Through the Pride United Equity Fund, we will soon announce mini-grant funding opportunities for nonprofits that serve the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Stay tuned for more information!

Women United

Safe Harbor for Minors in Wisconsin

Women United Bruncheon
Please save the date for the Women United Bruncheon on June 22! We'll be celebrating 20 years of Women United's impact. Stay tuned for more information!

Did you know that human trafficking is an invisible epidemic in Wisconsin? You can take action and help protect minors who have been trafficked. Please click here to learn more about the advocacy work that Women United is doing as state legislatures debate the bipartisan Safe Harbor Bill.

Retire United

Invest in Your Community

Retire United provides opportunities for its members to stay connected to the greater community through meaningful volunteer and advocacy activities. Your professional and personal skills will continue to make a difference as we work together to address critical issues and needs.

To learn more or join Retire United, contact Bev Arrowood.

Emerging Leaders

Join Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders
Did you know our Emerging Leaders members are individuals in their 20s, 30s, and 40s changing the lives of local youth by giving, advocating, and volunteering around United Way's education initiatives? New members are always welcome! For more information about joining the Emerging Leaders program, please contact Stephanie Ziemke via email or at 414.263.8163.

Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who joined us at our Annual Meeting on February 15. Missed it? Click here to watch the virtual event recording, meet our winners, and hear an update on the community change your donations made possible.

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