i.c.stars, a project based learning program aimed at developing the next generation of technology leaders recently began offering services in Milwaukee. With a $1.6 million commitment from The Dohmen Company, the sponsorship gives i.c.stars the funding, staff, and location needed to train and place hundreds of young adults into critical technology roles within Milwaukee companies. “i.c.stars unlocks the potential of the talented young people in our underserved communities who are looking for their opportunity,” said Sandee Kastrul, who founded the i.c.stars nonprofit organization in Chicago in 1999. “Our country has half a million unfilled tech jobs awaiting these future...Read More
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Partners Advancing Values in Education (PAVE) and Schools That Can Milwaukee (STCM) announced on March 15 that the two organizations have agreed to merge, and will relaunch this fall as a new nonprofit school support organization. The merger increases resources and capacity for programs that recruit, train, and support Milwaukee school leaders and governance boards for the city’s public, charter, and private schools. The combined organization will provide support to more than 80 schools. The new organization, like PAVE and STCM before it, will have a mission to empower school and community leaders to ensure more great schools for...Read More
The Original Lite Beer and Beer Capitol Distributing are once again teaming up with the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to offer Miller Lite Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day. Miller Lite Free rides are available on all MCTS bus routes on March 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m. for those early drinkers and lasting until the end of regular service. “When people make Miller Time a part of their St. Patrick’s Day celebration, we hope they plan ahead for a safe ride home with Miller Lite Free Rides,” said Diane Wagner, alcohol responsibility manager for Miller Brewing. Miller Lite...Read More
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, County Board of Supervisors Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel Margaret Daun, and the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors announced on March 14 that Milwaukee County is taking a long-needed step to hold accountable the companies responsible for dumping millions of dollars’ worth of prescription opiates into our community, filing a public nuisance lawsuit against the pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and wholesale drug distributors that made the opioid epidemic possible. Milwaukee County has filed suit against five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids and their related companies and against the country’s three...Read More
Dozens gathered for the first Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC) Building Showcase on February 22. Located in the heart of Milwaukee at 2741 W. Fond du Lac Avenue, local business and community members were invited to the open house of Milwaukee’s newest and innovative co-working space for entrepreneurs. The BRIC Building Showcase was an open house for aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners to learn more about the co-working space and building entrepreneurship opportunities collaboratively. Participants were provided a tour of the two-level space, networked with local entrepreneurs and business organizations. The event included facilitated discussion with local...Read More
The development plan aims to heal Milwaukee’s Sherman Park after 2016 tragedy resulted in neighborhood damage. Sherman Phoenix, a model for healing our city and building community, is nearing its $3.5 million campaign goal. With the help of over 100 investors and donors, $2.5 million has been raised to fund Sherman Phoenix. Currently, $1 million more is needed before the building can be completed. Once completed, Sherman Phoenix will house 17+ small businesses, which will contribute to 75+ new jobs in the neighborhood. To further encourage entrepreneurship in communities of color, Sherman Phoenix will also provide mentorship and coaching...Read More
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Animals hibernate in winter, people should notMar 17, 2018
Come to a gathering to
Come to a gathering to support peace in the Korean peninsula, including dialog without pre-conditions between the U.S. and North Korea as well as South Korea. We oppose all threats of military action and nuclear weapons in the area. Join us also to experience a taste of Korean culture through snacks and tea and traditional music. Learn how Korean people have been responding to the recent developments. Hear Korean and U.S. born supporters of peace including Rev. PyungAhn “Pastor Peace” Kim, Associate Pastor at Whitefish Bay UMC, and Jim Carpenter of Peace Action Wisconsin’s End the Wars committee.
(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay
819 E Silver Spring Dr, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin 53217
On March 24, the kids
On March 24, the kids and families of “March For Our Lives” will take to the streets from Washington DC to Milwaukee to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. March with us on March 24, and the collective voices of the “March For Our” Lives movement will be heard.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Milwaukee County Courthouse
901 N. 9th St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Join Discovery World for a
Join Discovery World for a robot and technology invasion. This event will feature robots of all shapes, sizes, and uses with a chance to meet their makers. Local FIRST Robotics Teams of all levels, university students, and professionals will be showcasing their engineering skills along with robots built for competition, industry, and entertainment.
28 (Wednesday) 10:00 am - 31 (Saturday) 4:00 pm CST
500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202