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Mar 28, 2017, 2:07 PM
Hi Friends, Last Friday Marcus White, Vice President, Civic Engagement; Greater Milwaukee Foundation and I had the opportunity to spend the morning with City Year core members. City Year is a wonderful organization of AmeriCorps that like Milwaukee…
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Mar 20, 2017, 1:43 PM
One of my favorite quotes is from Helen Keller: “Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much.” So this week I want to highlight partnerships. There is great work happening in our community. The Greater Milwaukee Committee, University of…
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Mar 13, 2017, 1:32 PM
This week is AmeriCorps week! This week we celebrate AmeriCorps members and alums who have dedicated their time and energy to the community around them. It is also a chance to recognize the community partners of AmeriCorps and to bring to light the…
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Mar 3, 2017, 1:22 PM
I’m excited about the news I have to share with you this week! Milwaukee Succeeds welcomes Kiley Kurz as their new Administrative Assistant. Kiley’s background is in the education nonprofit world previously with STEM Forward as Program Coordinator.…
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Feb 24, 2017, 1:18 PM
We are tirelessly committed to expanding Transformative Reading Instruction (TRI), the literacy model aimed at improving rates of children reading proficiently by 3rd grade, across the educational ecosystem. We know providing high-quality reading…
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Feb 17, 2017, 1:01 PM
On Thursday, February 9 The Greater Milwaukee Committee, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Milwaukee Succeeds and the Public Policy Forum co-hosted an event that examined the impact of career and technical education in Wisconsin’s K12 system. The…
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Jan 30, 2017, 10:46 AM
Last week, I had the pleasure to attend the Launch of M-cubed, a partnership between Milwaukee Public Schools, MATC and UWM with a focus and commitment to work collaboratively to provide a seamless transition from high school to postsecondary…
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Jan 20, 2017, 12:23 PM
I have GREAT news to share! Milwaukee Succeeds was selected for the 2016 StriveTogether Accelerator Fund, after a competitive application process. We are one of five communities chosen this year, along with the six communities chosen for the first…
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Jan 11, 2017, 2:47 PM
It’s January 2017, and that means many of us are already several days into our New Year’s commitments. So now, more than ever, we’re probably all promising to be our better selves and to be part of positively impacting 2017 outcomes for our children,…

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