Bank of America Announces $1 Billion/4-Year Commitment to Support Economic Opportunity Initiatives

Bank of America announced that it is making a $1 billion, four-year commitment of additional support to help local communities address economic and racial inequality accelerated by a global pandemic. The programs will be focused on assisting people and communities of color that have experienced a greater impact from the health crisis. “Underlying economic and […]

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Forward Latino Applauds Passage of Bipartisan infrastructure Bill

Franklin, WI: Forward Latino, a national non-profit, non-partisan advocacy and service organization with members in 29 states congratulates President Biden and the U.S. Senate for coming together and passing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the United States Senate.  Forward Latino National President Darryl Morin issued the following statement: “For too long there […]

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Hunger Task Force Receives $500K Capital Campaign Gift

MILWAUKEE – — Hunger Task Force is thrilled to announce a generous $500,000 capital campaign gift from the Brian A. McCarty Family Fund through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation to support the development of the new headquarters’ Nutrition Education Kitchen. This humbling gift—an example of the McCartys’ incredible community leadership—perfectly embodies the campaign’s mission to Build […]

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AG Kaul Announces $26 Billion Proposed Plan with Opioid Distributors/Manufacturer; Wisconsin Could Receive More Than $400 Million

MADISON, Wis. – Attorney General Josh Kaul today announced a historic $26 billion proposed agreement that will help bring desperately needed relief to people across the country who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – and Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and […]

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MATC Receives Grant from Johnson Controls’ Community College Partnership Program

MILWAUKEE — July 13, 2021 — Milwaukee Area Technical College has received $100,000 as part of the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program, which aims to equip students with in-demand knowledge and skills that will support employment and a pathway for life-long careers upon graduation. In addition to the funding, Johnson Controls employees will support […]

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Gov. Evers, Oneida Nation Chairman Hill Sign Compact Amendment Permitting Event Wagering

ONEIDA RESERVATION — Gov. Tony Evers and Oneida Chairman Tehassi Hill today signed a historic compact amendment that expands allowable gaming at Oneida Nation casinos and affiliate locations in the state of Wisconsin to include event wagering. This compact amendment will be the first to allow event wagering, including sports betting, to occur in Wisconsin. […]

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Janet Dowler Martin Endowment Will Support Alverno’s Ability-Based Learning Curriculum

Milwaukee (March 30, 2021) – Alverno College has received a $1 million endowment from the estate of the late Janet D. Martin, a longtime member of Alverno’s Board of Trustees and an avid supporter of the college, President Andrea Lee, IHM, announced Thursday. The Janet Dowler Martin Endowment Fund will support the continuous improvement of […]

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