Here is your weekly update of Wisconsin Voices Table Partners’:
Events and Announcements
- Welcome! Devin Anderson to the African American Roundtable
- Welcome! Laura Villeda to Year Round Civic Engagement
- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Upcoming Events
- African American Roundtable Meetings
- WAVE – Wear Orange Day!
- Sierra Student Coalition – Midwest Sprog 2019!
- WAVE Youth Gun Violence Prevention Internship
- Equity Forward Nonprofit Leadership Summit
- First Stage – Upcoming Plays
- Nonprofit Academy of Wisconsin – Workshops
- Micah 2019 Annual Celebration
- Milwaukee Water Commons – Upcoming Events
- Midwest Renew – 30th Anniversary Energy Fair
- Midwest Environmental Advocates is Hiring
- Planned Parenthood is Hiring
- All Voting is Local-Wisconsin is Hiring
- America’s Black Holocaust Museum is Hiring
- Midwest-Academy is Hiring
- Wisconsin Conservation Voters is Hiring
- United States Census Bureau is Hiring
- League of Conservation Voters is Hiring
- ACLU Wisconsin is Hiring
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Upcoming Events
We are co-sponsoring a meet the author event in Madison on May 8th: Having Nothing, Possessing Everything: finding abundant communities in unexpected places” https://www.facebook.com/events/2845402385477739/
Our annual meeting in Madison on May 16th – Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes is our keynote speaker. — https://www.wisdc.org/get-involved/6344-wisconsin-democracy-campaign-s-annual-celebration-2019 or https://www.facebook.com/events/410501252842775/
Sierra Student Coalition Presents: Midwest Sprog 2019!
Sprog is a one-week leadership training program that teaches tools for environmental and social justice activism to young people across the country. Whether you’re already involved in a campaign or group, or you’re just starting to explore ways to make change in the world, Sprog gives you the knowledge and skills to make an impact. Check out more information about the program.
If you’re ready to fill out the full application, please allow 15-20 minutes. Applications received before April 24th receive 20% off tuition!
In 2019, Sprog will be held in the following locations:
- Midwest Sprog: June 30th – July 6th at Camp Lockslea (Fridley, Minnesota)
- Puerto Rico Sprog: June 29th – July 6th at the Campamento Obispo Fred P. Corson in (Jayuya, Puerto Rico) **Program run entirely in Spanish
- South Sprog: July 16th – 23rd at the Highlander Research & Education Center (New Market, Tennessee)
- West Sprog: July 12th – July 19th at Point Bonita YMCA (Sausalito, CA)
WAVE Youth Gun Violence Prevention Internship
The 2019 WAVE summer internship will help you reach your full potential as leaders by providing you with the opportunity to create weekly public awareness events, increase advocacy and lobbying skills, learn about non-profit leadership, build community based collaborations, and direct peer-to-peer gun violence prevention advocacy trainings.
If you are a talented high school- or college-aged person, passionate about preventing gun violence, we encourage you to apply for the 2019 WAVE summer internship. Click here for more information.
To apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter to Olu Sijuwade at [email protected]
Equity Forward: Nonprofit Leadership Summit
Sponsored by the Alliance for Strong Communities and Families
June 6-7, 2019
An Action Learning Opportunity for Leaders Committed to Increasing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Nonprofit Workforce
This event will bring together national partners and local leaders to share knowledge, discuss common challenges, and consider opportunities for accelerating our collective efforts over the next three to five years. Participants may register for the first day only or both days.
Participants will convene with fellow practitioners and advocates for shared learning, discussion, and action planning.
First Stage – Upcoming Plays
TINKER BELL runs April 26 – June 2, 2019 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater, located at 929 N. Water Street in downtown Milwaukee. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 N. Water Street, by phone at (414) 273-7206 or online at www.firststage.org. Performance runtime is approximately 90 minutes, including intermission. Suggested for families with young people ages 6 – 17+.
The Miracle Worker runs May 10 – 19, 2019 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, located at 325 W. Walnut Street in downtown Milwaukee. Tickets are $14. Tickets are available are available online at www.firststage.org or through the First Stage Box Office at (414) 267-2961. Performance runtime is approximately two hours and twenty minutes, which includes two intermissions. Suggested for families and young people ages 12+.
Nonprofit Academy of Wisconsin – Workshops
NAWI is offering the following classes:
May 8, 2019: Leadership and Management in Changing Times: Learn how to guide your team to be prepared for and responsive to what is coming.
May 18, 2019: Advancing Mission Through Advocacy: Yes, you can. And yes, you have to. Help to shape the changes that are coming.
May 31, 2019: Nonprofit Fiscal Sustainability: How strong and sustainable is your nonprofit. Learn how to know in this interactive workshop.
Enter code WiVoices at checkout to receive a 10% discount.
Milwaukee Water Commons – Upcoming Events
May 16, 2019 – The Confluence
The Cooperage | 822 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI
5:30pm – 8:30pm | Complimentary Food
Learn about progress made in our 6 initiative areas that make up the Water City Agenda.
This event is all about celebrating successes, inviting new leadership and coming together around a plan for Milwaukee’s water future.
August 10, 2019 – Cream City Classic
Public Pier at N Jackson St and E Street (Third Ward) | Milwaukee, WI
- 6:30am – 7:30am | Check In
- 7:30am | Mandatory Swimmer Safety Meeting
- 8:00am | Race Starts
Milwaukee’s 2nd annual open river swim!! After last year’s success, we can’t wait to do this event again. Join us as a swimmer, volunteer, or spectator as we celebrate progress made, promote stewardship and reclaim these waters for all!
For more information, visit: www.creamcityclassic.org
Midwest Renew – 30th Anniversary Energy Fair
We feature over 250 free workshops and access to speak with over 200 exhibitors, feature local and organic food, a children’s area, solar powered beer, engaging keynote speakers, and more!
For more information, contact: Greta Ladenthin | 715-592-6595 ext 114 | [email protected]
Midwest Environmental Advocates is Hiring
Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA) is seeking an experienced attorney to further our community-based approach to lawyering which
involves collaboration with organizational partners as well as providing technical and legal assistance to community-based organizations and coalitions. A successful candidate will combine community outreach and education with legal advocacy to help our clients successfully protect the environment while simultaneously strengthening communities.
Click here for full job description.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample and three references by Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 to [email protected] or by mail to:
Midwest Environmental Advocates
ATTN: Lauren Rudersdorf
612 W. Main St, Suite 302
Madison, WI 53703
Planned Parenthood is Hiring
Planned Parenthood is seeking an Events Manager and Annual Giving Officer.
Events Manager will manage and implement the strategy, planning and execution of PPWI’s annual signature events and a diverse array and size of other cultivation, fundraising and stewardship events around the state focused on strengthening relationships with PPWI’s statewide annual, major and principal donors and community members. Click here for more information and to apply.
Annual Giving Officer is responsible for securing annual financial support for the assigned mid-level donor portfolio statewide. The position utilizes “one to many” mail, phone, and small cultivation event focused strategies, with personalized contact for targeted donors, using robust data analytics to segment the portfolio and analyze strategies for continual improvement. Click here for more information and to apply.
Guidelines for Applicants: To express your interest in the Events Manager position and to be considered, please provide your current resume and cover letter on our careers page. *Application deadline: May 17, 2019
All Voting is Local-Wisconsin is Hiring
All Voting is Local-Wisconsin is seeking a Wisconsin State Director. The ideal candidate for this position will hold a Law degree (although a Master’s degree will be considered), with experience in voting rights or election protection. They must have political, organizing, or campaign experience and experience managing volunteers. They must also be a team player, with sound judgment, who thrives in a fast-paced collaborative environment, is a self-starter, can manage time efficiently, is flexible, and has strong public speaking skills.
To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter detailing your fit with the position’s responsibilities to: [email protected] with Wisconsin State Director in the subject line. Only applications submitted by email will be considered.
America’s Black Holocaust Museum is Hiring
The America’s Black Holocaust Museum is looking for an Executive Director that can articulate a compelling vision that connects to the community and stakeholders. They will be able to attract stakeholders, donors, partners, and members to the Museum to enhance its growth and success. He or she will be a confident, welcoming, and enthusiastic public speaker.
Click herefor more information
For full consideration, please email all three items below, combined into one document, to [email protected], no later than 8:00 a.m. CT May 17, 2019.
- A letter articulating your interest in the Museum and your fit for the role, as well as a description of your salary parameters;
- A detailed and updated resume; and
- The names of, your relationship to, and contact information for, three professional references.
Midwest-Academy is Hiring
Midwest-Academy is seeing an Executive Director. The Executive Director will lead the organization, adapting the curriculum to this changing moment, building on the stellar legacy. In addition to training in the Midwest Academy’s very hands-on/experiential style, the position includes fundraising and organizational outreach. The Director should be experienced in Midwest Academy theory of change; share progressive values; have a racial, gender, economic justice lens; and be able to design a program with energy to drive this program into the future.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter addressing why you want to do this work, for this organization, to: [email protected] Please include at least three professional references (references not contacted until you have had a successful interview) and writing samples.
Wisconsin Conservation Voters is Hiring
We are seeking to add a Southeast Organizer and Engagement and Development Manager to our team. The Southeast Organizer position will be based in or near Milwaukee and is full time and the Engagement and Development Manager position will be primarily focused on but not limited to Southeast Wisconsin.
Click here for job description.
United States Census Bureau is Hiring
Webinars, Trainings and Quizzes
VAN 101: Introduction to My Voters Thursday, May 9th at 2:00 pm EDT This one hour webinar is an introduction for beginner VAN users, such as what data is available in the VAN, where it comes from, logging in, navigating the screen, and looking up individual voters.Register: https://statevoices.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i_fC1g19QdysEy80zQM1xQ
Virtual Phone Bank Thursday, May 16th at 2:00 pm EDT This one hour webinar will cover VAN’s virtual phone bank, a free computer-based method for running phone banks without printing paper lists.Register: https://statevoices.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tk1NHFDjQHax1gRr4qZ11Q
Creating Lists and Targeting Tuesday, May 21st at 2:00 pm EDT This one hour webinar will cover the Create a New List screen in detail, including what data is available and recommendations for targeting.Register: https://statevoices.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yvfU20eVRmeh5LAoFZsbDw
MiniVAN Thursday, May 30th at 2:00 pm EDT Attendees of this one hour webinar will learn how to use MiniVAN, a free Android and iPhone app for phones and tablets for door-to-door canvassing that syncs with VAN.Register: https://statevoices.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VJws0nLPTgS1fXEnPsSW9g
Recorded Video Trainings
Data and Compliance
VAN 101: Intro to My Voters
My Voters 102
My Voters 103
My Campaign Basics
Virtual Phone Bank
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