Milwaukee Urban League Archives

Milwaukee Urban League kicks off ‘Brown Bag Lunch Series’

July 26, 2018

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted the first of its new “Brown Bag Lunch Series” at their offices at 435 West North Avenue. The series is a monthly discussion on issues facing our community. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch and spend an hour learning to expand their… [Read More]

City and Milwaukee Urban League release official Anti-Displacement Plan

July 5, 2018

On Wednesday, June 25, 2018, the City of Milwaukee Department of City Development (DCD) and the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted the official release for the city’s Anti-Displacement Plan for neighborhoods surrounding downtown. Using census data from between 2000 and 2016, the report looked for decreases in residents of color and increases in median income… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts ’33rd Annual Black & White Ball’

June 7, 2018

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League hosted its 33rd Annual Black & White Ball at The Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. This year’s theme “Journey to 100,” marked a year long celebration to the 100th anniversary of the MUL next year. Started in 1985, the Black & White Ball’s goal is… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Urban League’s open letter to the community on recent police incidents

May 31, 2018

“It is only through intentionality and togetherness that we can begin to change the narrative in our city, county, and state. I am saddened and frustrated by the divisive rhetoric and racial climate that seems to be getting worse as of late. Epidemic numbers of racial minorities are being unjustly scrutinized, brutalized and even killed… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2018 Youth Leadership Summit

May 17, 2018

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted a Youth Leadership Summit at the Harley Davidson University Building, 3800 W. Juneau Ave. 6th floor. The event brought 50 to 60 youth leaders who have demonstrated leadership ability through work, in school, extracurricular, or community activities to participate in leadership orientations and workshops…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates opening of newly renovated computer lab

April 19, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL), celebrated the grand opening of the new Workforce Technology Center located inside their offices at 435 W. North Ave. The center offers individuals the opportunity to learn valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that can lead to rewarding career opportunities. The new center… [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]

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]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts daughters of the civil rights movement at ‘Praying With Their Feet’ discussion panel

March 22, 2018

On Sunday, March 4, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League along with the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center hosted “Praying With Their Feet” at Pabst Theater, 144 East Wells Street. The panel discussion entitled “Daughters of the Civil Rights Movement” featured Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare show commitment to O. W. Holmes School

March 2, 2018

Students at Oliver Wendell Holmes School on Milwaukee’s north side are making new friends – with volunteers from the Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare. Volunteers from both organizations are engaging with students as tutors and mentors and using their expertise to raise student achievement. Milwaukee Public Schools has similar mentor relationships in many schools… [Read More]