Milwaukee Urban League Archives

Milwaukee Urban League announces participation in the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership

November 15, 2018

On Monday, November 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) made an announcement at North Division High School, 1011 West Center St., that it would be officially participating in the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership (MCSP). MUL will collaborate with North Division High School and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County in the… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts ‘National Perspectives and Observations on Today’s Urban Landscapes’ discussion

October 25, 2018

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted “National Perspectives and Observations on Today’s Urban Landscapes” breakfast and panel discussion sessions at the Wisconsin Center, 400 West Wisconsin Ave. National Urban League (NUL) President and CEO Marc Morial addressed the community and business leaders to talk about strategies to improve outcomes in… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts US Bank hiring event

October 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) and US Bank hosted a hiring event at the MUL offices, 435 W. North Ave., in order to identify 25 qualified candidates to fill teller and universal banking positions that typically start at $15 per hour. Pictured at the event are (back row, from left)… [Read More]

MUL helps kick off the new school year at Oliver Wendell Holmes School

August 31, 2018

On Monday, August 27, 2018 The Milwaukee Urban League hosted a Welcome Back Luncheon for the teachers and staff at Oliver Wendell Holmes School to kick off the 2018-2019 school year. The staff was treated to a picnic lunch and each staff member was presented with a survival bag of goodies. MUL’s Assistant Director of… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League Guild collects school supplies at Old School Daze

August 23, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, The Milwaukee Urban League Guild along with Bosco and the Milwaukee Boppers, Steppers and the Ballroom Community hosted an “Old School Daze” event at Mr. J’s Lounge, 4610 W. Fond du Lac Ave. The event’s purpose was to collect donated school supplies and backpacks to donate to Milwaukee Public School… [Read More]

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]