1. Genealogy Stories with Clayborn Benson, featuring Tiffany Miller: Tuesday, Oct. 19
Clayborn Benson III, genealogy expert and founding director of the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, interviews Tiffany Miller about her genealogy story. The event will be streamed live on Facebook starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
2. Data Day 2021: Wednesday, Oct. 20
Data You Can Use, a nonprofit that helps people access data and make it useful in improving community conditions, hosts its seventh annual Data Day. On Data Day, community members can learn more about what data is available and how people can use data to solve problems in our neighborhoods. Register to attend for free here. In case you missed it: NNS Spotlight: Nonprofit uses data research to spur change in communities
3. Call to Mind Live: Youth Incarceration & Mental Health: Wednesday, Oct. 20
In this virtual event, WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee’s NPR will speak with formerly incarcerated people and experts to explore youth mental health needs. The panel will also discuss available resources and alternatives to incarcerating young people with mental health needs in Wisconsin. The event begins at 7 p.m. Register here.
4. Café con Arte: Day of the Dead Ofrendas: Thursday, Oct. 21
Latino Arts managing artistic director Jacobo Lovo guides a gallery tour and discussion surrounding the exhibit, “Day of the Dead Ofrendas,” at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. The exhibit features installations from the Mexican Consulate, University School of Milwaukee and other local artists. This is a family friendly event for all ages. Registration is $5.
5. LGBTQ+ & Allies Virtual Career Fair: Thursday, Oct. 21
In an effort to help LGBTQ+ individuals and allies find employment opportunities with companies that are committed to pro-fairness values, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is hosting the virtual LGBTQ+ & Allies Career Fair. Attendees will be able to videoconference one-on-one with employers, interact via chat, see open job listings, get their resume reviewed live, and more. The fair will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. Register here.
BONUS: Supporting Your Transracially Adopted Child: Milwaukee: Wednesday, Oct. 20
Join therapist Jaclyn Skalnik, founder of Adoption Wellness, for a workshop to help parents learn ways to support their transracially adopted children throughout their lives and how to build a sustainable social support community for your family. The workshop will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Holy Grounds Coffee House at East Brook Church, 5409 N. Green Bay Ave.