Equity & Inclusion

Equity & Inclusion

At United Way, we strive to create communities where systemic barriers no longer hold people back from achieving their potential, and where every person has the resources and support that they need to fulfill that promise.


Racial Equity Portfolio

We believe in leading the fight to create communities where everyone can thrive.


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Diversity Leadership Society

We believe that everyone deserves permanent employment with a livable wage.


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Boys & Men of Color program participant

Boys & Men of Color

We believe in opportunities for boys and men of color to thrive.


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Project LEAD

We believe in supporting and nurturing future leaders who are ready to serve.


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Man and a woman that connected during Partnership MKE cohort

Partnership MKE

We believe in building authentic relationships across our community, for a better, stronger, more inclusive Milwaukee.


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Milwaukee Fellows program participant

Milwaukee Fellows

We believe in the development of young men who are not only well-educated, but provide servant leadership that will be emulated by others.


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UW Credit Union Fund for Racial Equity

Through the generous partnership with UW Credit Union, this $500,000 fund will combat the negative impacts Black and Brown communities have persistently experienced for generations. Communities of Color have been disproportionately devastated by the intersecting crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism.


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