The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) welcomes Raoul Peck, award winning film director and writer, for a thought provoking and insightful discussion of his latest film, I Am Not Your Negro.
Individuals and organizations are invited to submit news releases, short articles and photos about their issues and events.
Near West Side Partners, Inc., in collaboration with Neighborhood House, the Marquette University Creating a Safe Campus Environment program and Aurora Health Care Better Together Fund, will conduct a range of awareness efforts regarding domestic violence for Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Bader Philanthropies, Inc., one of southeastern Wisconsin’s top five foundations, announced its board of directors approved a $100,000 grant to The Alma Center, Inc., a research-based agency that provides trauma-informed healing, education, social services and a positive peer community to support abusive men’s peaceful and lasting transformation.
Nominations for 19th annual MANDIs will be accepted through October 25, 2017, at www.mandiawards.org.
Flu season is just around the corner, have you had your flu shot yet?
Melinda Stolley, PhD, associate director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Cancer Center completed a study, Moving Forward, with 250 African American breast cancer survivors, successfully implementing an intervention to help these women make and maintain positive changes in weight, eating habits, physical activity and social support networks.
On Friday, October 20, IndependenceFirst will host a Gallery Night Reception for our annual juried art exhibition, Vantage Point 2017, Presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, from 5 to 9 p.m. at our main office, 540 S. 1st St. in Milwaukee.
The Public Policy Forum’s annual review of the Mayor’s proposed 2018 budget for the City of Milwaukee calls it a “watershed” budget that indicates structural challenges have come to a head.
The Public Policy Forum’s annual analysis of the Milwaukee County Executive’s recommended budget finds that the 2018 proposal largely averts service cuts, which is no easy task given the $30.9 million budget deficit facing the County in the coming year.
Supervisors seek public input on budget and County policy.