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
- African American Roundtable Meetings
- WAVE – Wear Orange Day!
- League of Women Voters – Online Voter Registration Training
- 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
- Wisconsin Voices is Hiring
- Midwest Environmental Advocates
- Planned Parenthood is Hiring
- Sherman Park Community Association is Hiring
- America’s Black Holocaust Museum is Hiring
- United States Census Bureau is Hiring
League of Women Voters – Online Voter Registration Training
League of Women Voters will be hosting its last training session for Online Voter Registration until Fall 2019.
When: June 6, 2019
Where: Milwaukee Public Library
Washington Park Branch | 2121 N Sherman Blvd
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
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 – Tinker Bell
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+.
Nonprofit Academy of Wisconsin – Workshops
NAWI is offering the following classes:
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
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]
Wisconsin Voices is Hiring
Census Outreach Coordinator
Wisconsin Voices is looking for a motivated, results-oriented person who excels at building relationships and at managing important and complicated projects! Need to care about and clearly communicate
about the importance of a fair and accurate count of the 2020 Census. Will work with partners around the state on outreach and mobilization for census surveys. Click here for full job description.
To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 2 references to [email protected] by May 30, 2019.
We are looking for a talented and energized Digital Coordinator to join our team and support our robust 2020 Census campaign. This position will help us deepen and build the support we offer to our partners’ field operations, especially when it comes to online organizing and communications. The Digital Coordinator should be a self-starter and data driven with a clear vision on how to use digital platforms to inform and mobilize communities. The ideal candidate has experience running a digital campaign, is proficient working with different technologies, and enjoys a fast-paced work environment. Click here for full job description.
To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 2 references to [email protected] by June 7, 2019.
Midwest Environmental Advocates is Hiring
Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA) is seeking an Executive Director. Must be a passionate and strategic leader who is committed to building upon Midwest Environmental Advocates’ 20-year legacy of protecting public rights. A successful candidate will grow and strengthen the organization through advancement of the organizational vision, effective management, strong communication, and resource development.
Click here for full job description.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample and three references 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
Sherman Park Community Association is Hiring
SPCA is seeking a Community Organizer. Must be able to organize and empower residents within the Sherman Park neighborhood to work on common concerns and on issues. Assist residents in developing leadership skills and strategies to increase resident engagement. Provide development skills, strategies to increase resident engagement, and tools necessary to create change and improve the well-being of the Sherman Park community.
Salary range: $27,000 to $35,000; benefits include health, dental, and life.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume highlighting experience, training and skills to: [email protected].
You may also mail your documents to:
Attn: Mabel Lamb, Executive Director
3526 W. Fond du Lac Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
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.
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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