Event Calendar

July 2018



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Independence Day

Location: Community Advocates

Community Advocates Public Policy Institute will be closed to observe Independence Day. 

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.


Milwaukee Transitional Jobs Collaborative Meeting

Location: Location To Be Announced

All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the Milwaukee Transitional Jobs Collaborative, which seeks to obtain local, state and federal funding for Transitional Jobs and strives to see that such funding is used effectively. Contact Conor Williams at cwilliams@communityadvocates.net for details.


Break the Disparity: A Community Conversation

Location: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market St., Milwaukee

The LGTBQ+ community experiences significant cancer disparities, including higher incidence rates for head and neck, oral, anal and lung cancers.

MCW Cancer Center Community Conversations are a series of listening sessions with underserved and underrepresented communities around Milwaukee. Join us, we want to hear from you.


Share a delicious, healthy meal and interactive cooking demonstration about how to add more cancer fighting plant based foods to your diet. Free health resources, including cancer screening vouchers and smoking cessation programs, and speak one-on-one with a health care professional. 


The City of Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance is a partner in this event.


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required at the link below.


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!


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.



Milwaukee Reentry Council Meeting

Location: Location To Be Announced

All are welcome to attend the monthly Milwaukee Reentry Council meeting, which is devoted to removing barriers for those leaving incarceration and returning to Milwaukee. Contact Conor Williams at cwilliams@communityadvocates.net for details.


Candidate Forum: Healthy Babies, Healthy Communities

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

Find out where candidates stand on issues related to creating healthy communities that promote healthy birth outcomes. The forum is an opportunity for the public to ask questions of the candidates in a moderated setting. Invited candidates include: District 12: Frederick Kessler & LaKeshia Nicole Myers; District 16: Rick Banks, Danielle McClendon-Williams, Supreme Moore Omokunde, Kalan Haywood & Brandy Bond; District 18: Evan Goyke & Travis Spell. Sponsored by the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, Community Advocates Public Policy Institute, and the City of Milwaukee Tobacco-Free Alliance. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are recommended. It will also be live streamed on Community Advocates Public Policy Institute's Facebook page.

Upcoming Events

Motivational Interviewing Training

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Milwaukee Enterprise Center, 2821 N 4th St, Milwaukee, WI 53212




Circles of Support Meeting

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Project Return, 2821 N. 4th St., #223, Milwaukee