Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Luau Lullaby Community Baby Shower presented by MHSI and Molina Healthcare

May 16, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) and Molina Healthcare hosted their annual Luau Lullaby Community Baby Shower, in recognition of Mother’s Day, at MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. MLK Drive. As part of the event, participants had the opportunity to receive immunizations, free information and educational sessions, and free health… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2019 Youth Leadership Summit

May 16, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted its annual Youth Leadership Summit at the Harley Davidson University Building, 3800 W. Juneau Ave., 6th floor. The event brought 50 to 60 youth who have demonstrated leadership ability through work, in school and extracurricular or community activities to participate in leadership orientations and… [Read More]

WI First Jurisdiction C.O.G.I.C. Department of Women hosts Annual Women’s Conference

May 16, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8 through Friday, May 10, 2019, the Wisconsin First Jurisdiction Church of God In Christ Department of Women hosted their annual Women’s Conference at Holy Redeemer C.O.G.I.C., 3500 W. Mother Daniels Way. On Thursday, May 9, 2019 was the recognition of the 2019 Ecumenical Honorees; among the many was Minister Peaches Reynolds… [Read More]

North Central Service Club, Inc. awards 12 young women at 44th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

May 9, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, The North Central Service Club, Inc. (NCSCI) hosted their 44th Annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Four Points by Sheraton-Milwaukee North, 8900 North Kildeer Court. The NCSCI is a community service focused group of local African American women leaders. As part of their community service, NSCCI provides scholarships each year to… [Read More]

MUL celebrates 100th anniversary with “100 Women for 100 Years”

May 9, 2019

On Monday, April 29, 2019, in celebration of Milwaukee Urban League’s (MUL) 100th anniversary, 100+ women leaders came together for an evening of networking and fun! This special event was sponsored by BMO Harris Bank and took place at the Pfister Hotel. The evening ended with each attendee donating $100 to support the programming efforts… [Read More]

Pastors United celebrate 6th anniversary by honoring the Black experience through art and culture

May 9, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Pastors United hosted their Sixth Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet at Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 West Good Hope Rd. This year the community advocacy group themed their awards gala around “The Black Experience Through Arts and Culture: Past • Present • Future.” Their keynote speaker this year… [Read More]

Two African American women sworn in Village of Brown Deer as board members

May 2, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Village of Brown Deer hosted its official swearing in ceremony for its newly elected village officials. Among them were the village’s newly elected president Wanda Montgomery, and Nakia Spencer was sworn in as village trustee. Montgomery is the first Black woman elected as President in the Village of Brown… [Read More]

New Testament Christian Academy celebrates the life of Booker T. Washington with 3rd annual essay writing contest

May 2, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, New Testament Christian Academy hosted their 3rd Annual Booker T. Washington Essay Contest at their school, 10201 W. Bradley Rd. The essay contest was sponsored by Professor Edie Adekunle-Wilson, a Booker T. Washington Society representative. For the past four weeks the students at New Testament have read and discussed “Booker… [Read More]

Impact Coalition for Families

April 25, 2019

The Community Education Outreach Program of Christian Women Perspective Ministries, Inc. Black Woman Heal Day-Milwaukee County kicks off the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month. This event took place Monday, April 1, 2019 at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, 960 N. 12th Street, Rapkin Auditorium, Building A,… [Read More]

The Parenting Network celebrates ‘National Child Abuse Prevention Month’

April 25, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, The Parenting Network celebrated April as ‘National Child Abuse Prevention Month,’ with a special proclamation celebration at Bader Philanthropies, Inc. headquarters, 3300 N. MLK Drive. Strengthening parenting and preventing child abuse has been the mission of The Parenting Network since their founding in 1976. Since then they have worked hard… [Read More]