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Sep 22, 2016, 2:28 PM
This week we wrap up our co-chair conversations with Jackie Herd-Barber, Community Volunteer. Jackie brings an authentic community perspective based on her experience as a long-term volunteer at Metcalfe Elementary School for nearly five years. She…
Sep 15, 2016, 3:16 PM
This week we hear from Dr. Michael R. Lovell, the 24th president of Marquette University. He began his role as president on July 1, 2014 and is a true leader who understands how challenging building momentum can be. As a higher education leader, Mike…
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Sep 9, 2016, 12:13 PM
Milwaukee Succeeds and ExFabula are partnering to strengthen community bonds through story telling. No props, no notes – just great stories. Hear from a teacher, a parent, a student, and a mentor. They will share moving stories of how they achieved…
Sep 8, 2016, 2:17 PM
I’ve been reading a lot about leadership lately. How great leaders empower and inspire. How they speak up, challenge the status quo, and act with speed and integrity. How they are not afraid to experiment or to fail. How they are entrepreneurs at…
Aug 18, 2016, 1:43 PM
It’s taken me several days to put pen to paper to express what I feel after the deeply disturbing events for the people in Sherman Park last weekend, and what it says for our City. I am rarely at a loss for words, but I have been about this, despite…
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Aug 12, 2016, 8:31 PM
As you know, our Milwaukee Succeeds mission is to: unite our community around a commitment to support strategies that will achieve our shared vision of success for every child, in every school, cradle to career. With our partners we are ensuring that…
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Aug 4, 2016, 7:26 PM
When I learned how low a percentage of our high school seniors actually complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application, knowing that FAFSA is critical for our young, especially first generation students, being successful at…

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