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Milwaukee Community School Partnership Appreciation Event

MCSP Appreciation Event

June 1, 2023

The Milwaukee Community School Partnership Appreciation Event celebrated the hard work and achievements of our partners, staff, and students.

Written by: Briana Fox, Community Schools K-8 Manager

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Safe & Stable Homes: Where Are We Now?

Milwaukee neighborhood

May 17, 2023

Our mission is to end family homelessness by the end of 2023.

Written in collaboration with: Krystina Kohler, Portfolio Manager – Financial Stability

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Volunteer Appreciation Spotlight: Dale Wagner

man walk in office lobby holding coats

April 11, 2023

During Volunteer Appreciation Month, we're recognizing the tremendous efforts of one volunteer in particular, Dale Wagner.

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Meet Our Volunteer Recognition Awardees!

Volunteers at United Way

April 6, 2023

Volunteers come in all shapes and sizes. Whatever the cause is, they’re dedicated to making a difference in someone’s life. Sometimes the difference is a drop in the bucket. Other times it creates a tidal wave of change.

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Free Tax Preparation is Possible With VITA

VITA volunteers help community members file their taxes

March 30, 2023

For many people, taxes mean stress. It can sometimes take a day – or more – to file taxes, and then there’s the worries that follow. Did you file the right forms? Did you have all the correct documents to file? Did you get all the credits that you were eligible for?

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Empowering Minds: Supporting Youth Mental Health

Empowering Minds: Youth Mental Health

March 2, 2023

“When mental health is ultimately recognized as essential to physical health, not an extraneous element of it, then we will have access to true, complete, modern medicine.” – John V. Campo, M.D.

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Racial Equity and the Racial Equity Fund

Members of Metcalfe Park Community Bridges, an agency invested in by the Racial Equity Fund.

February 16, 2023

The discussion surrounding racial equity is an important one and is a topic that everyone should be educated on. But what does racial equity mean?

Written in collaboration with: Gevonchai Hudnall-Vogel, Racial Equity Portfolio Manager

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Third Cohort of Racial Equity Fund Investments Announced

February 14, 2023

It affects everyone when a social system is out of balance, but people of color feel the impact most severely. Racial equity works to eliminate racial disparities and improve outcomes for everyone.

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Looking Ahead at Community Schools in 2023

Dr. Jill Biden and Governor Tony Evers meet with Westside Academy

January 24, 2023

On this International Day of Education, we explore our Milwaukee Community School Partnership with Glenn Carson.

Written in collaboration with: Glenn Carson, Milwaukee Community School Partnership Director

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Danae D. Davis is the 2022 Recipient of the Linda McFerrin African American Nonprofit Leadership Award

A statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Milwaukee

January 16, 2023

“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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