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Milwaukee Rep partners for community dialogue

Milwaukee Repertory Theater and Zeidler Center partner for Act Two of American Song, a platform for community dialogue Milwaukee Repertory Theater is proud to announce an innovative partnership with the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion, having received a $35,000 Art Works Award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the world-premiere American Song. As part of its new mission to create positive change by producing plays that provoke meaningful dialogue, The Rep will launch Act Two, an unprecedented series of curated, public conversations paired with the play for an immersive evening of world-class theater and...

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An End of an Era for MCTS

MCTS Produces Last Paper Passes. The final weekly pass includes an image of the first pass from May 4, 1930 on the back side. “Since taking office we’ve worked hard to improve and modernize the transit system so it’s easily accessible for those who depend on it as well as those who use it to get to work, school and doctor appointments,” Abele said. “As we add technology like the M•CARD and Real-Time Information we’re strengthening MCTS as an economic development tool and making the bus a viable alternative to driving that is less expensive, more efficient and better...

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NEWaukee announces non-profit partnerships

NEWaukee announces the 2016 non-profit partner organizations the agency will work with throughout the year. “Non-profits have always been great community partners for us in all areas of the work we do,” says Angela Damiani, president of NEWaukee. “We created a program to make those relationships more meaningful for both NEWaukee and the groups we’ve chosen to partner with, which in turn will create a deeper impact on the communities and people we all serve.” The 2016 Non-Profit Partnership lineup includes: America’s Black Holocaust Museum Best Buddies Wisconsin Blackboard Volunteer Corps City Year Milwaukee Community First DanceCircus. Ltd Feeding...

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Mentoring Initiative with MPS and Milwaukee Bucks

Mayor Barrett Announced Mentoring Initiative at My Brother’s Keeper Mentoring Forum with MPS & Milwaukee Bucks. White House Chair of My Brother’s Keeper Joined to Applaud Nationwide Progress. On Thursday, January 14, Mayor Tom Barrett was joined by Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Driver and Milwaukee Bucks representatives, along with local and national leaders from President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, to discuss the mentoring landscape in Milwaukee at a Mentoring Forum at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The objective of the forum was to raise awareness and identify gaps in mentoring services across Milwaukee to ensure that every...

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NEWaukee starts taking nominations for 2016 Bubbler Awards

2016 Bubbler Awards Highlights Wisconsin’s Best Places to Work for Young Professionals. Nominations for the Bubbler Awards will be accepted through February 26, 2016. For the second year, YPWeek recognizes the Wisconsin companies that make it a priority to retain and engage their young talent through a dynamic workplace and today announces a call for young professionals to submit their workplace for the 2016 Bubbler Awards. YPWeek, founded in 2012 by NEWaukee, is a weeklong platform of events focusing on discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter to young professionals in the area. The process of...

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