Event Spotlight: CIO Forum

The Technology United CIO Forum was held on February 15 with over 275 technology professionals in attendance. The event featured panel discussions with prominent CIOs on technology trends and strategies. The event’s generous sponsors contributed more than $240,000 to United Way’s Community Fund. Check out this year’s photos on Facebook!

Technology United, formerly IT United, revealed their name change at the event. Learn more here.

Volunteer with LINC!

Join LINC, United Way’s young professional network, on Saturday, March 30 at Friedens' Community Ministries' food pantry for a day of volunteering, both in the food pantry and serving hot meals to guests. Sign up to volunteer here

If you are interested in playing a bigger part in your community, consider joining the LINC Committee, a group of dedicated young professionals who help coordinate LINC events and activities. Visit the LINC webpage to learn more and view the current list of committee members. Questions? Contact Jeriah Ebling.

Diversity Leadership Society & Policy Committee Community Forum

The Diversity Leadership Society and United Way’s Policy Committee are hosting a community forum on Friday, March 15 with Senator Alberta Darling and State Representative Evan Goyke about their bipartisan expungement reform legislation.

This event is open to the public. Register now.

Apply for Project LEAD

Applications for Project LEAD's spring session are open. This seven-week training prepares community members for leadership roles on nonprofit boards and committees. Applications and supporting materials are due March 1, 2019. Email Samantha Mitchell with any questions.

Thank you to Johnson Controls for sponsoring the program!

Upcoming Opportunities

Technology United Career Fair
The Technology United Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 27 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm at United Way in the Johnson Controls Volunteer Center. Volunteers are needed to provide tech demonstrations. Learn more.

Show Some Love for Zablocki Community School
Support Zablocki Community School on Saturday, March 23 or Wednesday, March 27 in helping to promote student enrollment and recruitment by canvassing local neighborhoods and speaking to families about all the great things happening at this amazing school!

Click here to learn more and sign up.

Partnership MKE Applications Open
Built on the legacy of The Mosaic Project (2000–2010), Partnership MKE, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, aims to break down barriers and destroy bias by pairing individual community leaders across lines of race, age, religion, sexual orientation, and culture. The program will guide participants through an eight-month process of relationship, understanding, and trust-building.

Learn more and apply here.

VITA Volunteer Training
Volunteer with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help connect individuals and families to much-needed refunds. Learn more and register as an intake screener.

VITA Super Saturday
On Saturday, March 23 from 9:00am to 2:00pm, United Way's Johnson Controls Volunteer Center will be hosting Super Saturday, an event that welcomes the community to receive free tax prep and a variety of other services. Volunteers are needed to welcome and direct guests and assist with lunch. Learn more and register to volunteer.

Spring Emerging Leaders Panel
Join Emerging Leaders for their Spring panel, “Philanthropic 5 Award Winners – Where are They Now?” taking place on Wednesday, April 17 from 7:30am to 9:00am at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Register here.

Save the date! Join LINC, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s young professional network for YP week, April 19-27! We will be partnering on events held in Milwaukee with NEWaukee and Waukesha County with the Waukesha County Business Alliance.

Additional Ways to Make An Impact
Did you know there’s a smarter way to make a big impact at no cost today? Including a gift to United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County in your will creates an incredible investment in opportunities for our community members, and we’ve teamed up with FreeWill to give you an easy, straightforward way to start your will for free.

Go to FreeWill.com/UnitedWay to make your will today.

Learn how you can improve our community for generations to come by joining the Legacy Society.

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