You are invited to join the Ozaukee County NAACP Branch for their 2018 Freedom Fund Dinner. The evening will begin at 5pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6:15pm, and the dinner program will include presentation of their Game Changer Awards. Their guest speaker will be Xavier Ramey, the CEO of Justice Informed, a social impact consulting firm in Chicago. And our event theme is “The Road to Peace Is Justice.”
Xavier Ramey is the CEO of Justice Informed. He is also an award-winning social strategist, noted public speaker, and a conflict mediator who has a background in economics, social impact activism, and direct action campaigning in the Black Lives Matter Movement. Xavier has served as the lead of the Social Innovation and Philanthropy Strategy at the University of Chicago, managed multi-million dollar philanthropic portfolios, and worked as a nonprofit Director of Development in Chicago’s North Lawndale community. Xavier is a Rotarian in the Maywood Provisio Rotary Club in Maywood, IL. He also was a presenter at the Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference in Chicago, IL in June of 2018. As well, he is a dynamic speaker with a strong ability to assess how we can move forward in positive ways, as evidenced in his speech to the Rotary International Convention (click here to hear the speech).
|Join YWCA Southeast Wisconsin for their 14th annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice, with keynote speaker Symone Sanders.
This event highlights YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s unparalleled leadership in racial justice efforts and encouraging colleagues and friends to reflect on the work that is yet to be done. It will feature keynote speaker Symone Sanders and annual awards that recognize individuals for their commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women in their professional and personal lives.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson to Speak
at Newsmaker Luncheon Hosted by Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.com
MILWAUKEE – Tommy G. Thompson, Wisconsin’s longest-tenured governor, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.com, on Wednesday, November 14.
Thompson, who also served for 20 years in the state Legislature, was elected governor four times, serving from 1987 until 2001, when President George W. Bush appointed him as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. After leaving the public sector at the end of the Bush Administration, Thompson joined the law firm Akin Gump, and the consulting firm Deloitte and joined the boards of directors of a number of other companies. Now managing his family’s 1,500-acre farm in Elroy, Wisconsin, Thompson has a recently released book, Tommy – My Journey of a Lifetime, co-authored by Doug Moe.
Thompson will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. Books will be available for sale and Thompson can sign copies for a limited time after the program. The event is open to the public.
The media panel:
- Charles Benson – News Reporter/Anchor,TMJ4
- Dan Bice – Watchdog Columnist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- Joyce Garbaciak – Anchor/Reporter, WISN 12 News
The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin.
WisPolitics.com joins the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.
Press club Newsmaker Luncheons are held to shed light on issues of the day. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done online at www.milwaukeepressclub.org. Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI 53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or call 262-894-2224.
The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA), a senior and disability housing and outreach ministry, will host the Inspire with Hope Gala at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center in Milwaukee, WI on Friday, November 2. The Inspire with Hope Gala celebrates TLHA’s 120th anniversary and will honor the association’s military and Christian heritage. Click here for more information!