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GMAR celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

April 12, 2018

On Wednesday April 11, 2018, the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors (GMAR) and city leaders recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act at an event held on the Marquette University campus. Speakers for the event were Mayor Tom Barrett; Alderman Ashanti Hamilton; former Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council member and Commando Fred Reed; civil… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers celebrate Home Opening Day 2018

April 12, 2018

On Monday, April 2, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their home opener of the 2018 baseball season. Despite the chilly conditions for tailgating, it did not dampen the spirits of a full house at Miller Park. Opening day both inside and outside the stadium marked the ceremonial start of spring in the upper Midwest, whether… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League’s Annual Board of Directors Meeting

April 12, 2018

Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) Annual Board of Directors Meeting was held at the law offices of Foley & Lardner, LLP on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Front row left to right: Daryl A. Hudson, 2nd vice chair MUL and business manager of Oak Creek UPS; Katie R. Robb, assistant treasurer MUL and general manager of Great… [Read More]

FashionWalk 2018:’It Takes a Village to End Sex Trafficking’

April 5, 2018

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, the Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted its annual “FashionWalk” fundraiser, at Leader Luxury, 6310 N. 43rd Street. The FashionWalk brought together youth, community leaders, and local fashion designers to raise awareness of the seriousness of the problem of human trafficking in our communities through the glamour of a fashion show…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League’s Annual Board of Directors Meeting

April 5, 2018

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted their annual meeting at the law offices of Foley & Lardner, LLP, 777 East Wisconsin Ave. During the meeting the board and Milwaukee Urban League President and CEO Dr. Eve Hall outlined the success of last year, partnerships, financial reports, and outlined goals and… [Read More]

A View From The Top: Celebrating Five Decades of Common Council Leadership

March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Marquette University, Avenues West Association and Near West Side Partners presented a luncheon entitled, “A View From The Top: Five Decades of Common Council Leadership,” at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 West Wisconsin Ave. The luncheon was a historic conversation with the past and present African American Common Council presidents,… [Read More]

Notice of Spring Election and Sample Ballots

March 29, 2018

Notice of Spring Election and Sample Ballots April 3, 2018 OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE: Notice is hereby given of a spring election to be held in the City of Milwaukee on April 3, 2018, at which the officers named below shall be chosen. The… [Read More]

Notice of Referendum Election

March 29, 2018

Notice of Referendum Election APRIL 3, 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the several towns, villages, cities, wards and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the following question will be submitted to a vote of the people pursuant to law: 2017 ENROLLED… [Read More]

Milwaukee Business Journal showcases Milwaukee’s business diversity

March 22, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The Milwaukee Business Journal hosted its annual “Diversity in Business Awards Luncheon” at Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 West Wisconsin Ave. The Diversity in Business Awards salute the spirit of entrepreneurship, growth and optimism of companies and individuals who are positively impacting central cities in southeast Wisconsin. Pictured are some of… [Read More]

Mayor Barrett hosts gala 2018 Masked Ball for UNCF

March 22, 2018

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Mayor Tom Barrett hosted the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The UNCF Masked Ball is one of Milwaukee’s signature fundraising galas and premier social events of the year. Hosted by a diverse group of corporate sponsors and individuals, it brings together local… [Read More]