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May 2018

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Youth Thrive Training

Calling all youth workers!  Join us on May 2nd and May 3rd to learn about the protective factors for healthy development and well-being among adolescents:

  • Youth resilience

  • Social connections

  • Typical adolescent development

  • Concrete support in times of need

  • Cognitive and social-emotional skills

Must attend both days.  Please bring flyers for any upcoming events to share!


Youth Thrive Training

Calling all youth workers!  Join us on May 2nd and May 3rd to learn about the protective factors for healthy development and well-being among adolescents:

  • Youth resilience

  • Social connections

  • Typical adolescent development

  • Concrete support in times of need

  • Cognitive and social-emotional skills

Must attend both days.  Please bring flyers for any upcoming events to share!


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid -- Join the movement.

Sometimes first aid isn't a bandage or CPR. Sometimes, first aid is YOU. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn an action plan to help. Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18 -- teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens.


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MCSAP Coalition Meeting


Location: To Be Announced

Members of the MCSAP coalition will meet from noon to 2:30 p.m. Location to be determined.


Stay Strong MKE Partner Meeting

Partners preventing substance use among youth as part of Stay Strong MKE are required to attend.  Please bring flyers for any upcoming events to share!


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Southeast Wisconsin Reentry Employment Expo


Location: Cousins Center, 3501 South Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53235

This Reentry Employment Expo, "Working with our Neighbors," is a networking event to help businesses thrive by learning how to successfully employ the previously incarcerated. Join the faith community and other faith-forward businesses and network with employment and government agencies ready to help you fill your workforce needs with qualified, work-ready job seekers who were previously incarcerated.

 

The Southeast Wisconsin Reentry Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at the Cousins Center, 3501 S. Lake Drive, Milwaukee. Employers are encouraged to stop by this no-cost event as their schedules permit. RSVPs are appreciated but not required at reentryexpo.eventbrite.com.

 

The Expo is sponsored by the Milwaukee Community Justice Council, in cooperation with the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Office for Urban Ministry, the Milwaukee County Office of African American Affairs, and the Milwaukee Reentry Council.

 

Questions? Contact Anne Haines at hainesa@archmil.org or Kenneth Gales at Kenneth.Gales@usdoj.gov.


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Empowerment Coalition of Milwaukee Workshop


Location: United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, 225 W. Vine St., Milwaukee

Calling all social service providers, advocates, and allies: The Empowerment Coalition of Milwaukee (ECOM) is offering a full year of workshops to enhance your skills and knowledge and empower you in your profession.

The 2018 workshops, sponsored by Community Advocates, are:

  • February 16: Programs and Services for Veterans
  • March 16: Family Services / Child Support / Paternity
  • April 20: Job / Employment Services
  • May 18: Programs for Children / Youth Services
  • June 15: Domestic Violence / Elder Abuse Prevention & Intervention
  • July 20: Human Trafficking / Child Exploitation
  • August: No workshop
  • September 21: Utility Services / Energy Assistance
  • October 19: Housing Services
  • November 16: Active Shooter / Safety in the Workplace
  • December: No workshop

All workshops will be held on the third Friday of each month at the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County, 225 W. Vine St., Milwaukee, from 9 a.m. to noon. Workshops are $5 per session; please pay in advance or on the day of the workshop.

 

Advance registration is required.

 

Please mail the registration form to Community Advocates, Attention: ECOM, 728 N. James Lovell St., Milwaukee, WI 53233; fax it to Denise Lovelace at 414-875-2010 or email it to dlovelace@communityadvocates.net.

 


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid -- Join the movement.

Sometimes first aid isn't a bandage or CPR. Sometimes, first aid is YOU. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn an action plan to help. Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18 -- teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens.


Upcoming Events

Jun

15

2018

Empowerment Coalition of Milwaukee Workshop

9:00 am - 12:00 pm


United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, 225 W. Vine St., Milwaukee