An Evening With Russ Feingold
Thursday, July 28
Milwaukee Urban League
435 W. North Ave
Join us for a very special event as we meet with former Senator Russ Feingold. This event is for MULYP members only. Please RSVP to
. RSVP is required and once at capacity we will close the RSVPs.
***Please note we are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit and non-partisan organization. We do not endorse parties or candidates. Senator Ron Johnson has also been extended an invitation to meet with our members in the near future.
Register TODAY for the MULYP Professional Development Conference
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
8 am to 2 pm
WE ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT!!!
The Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP) is introducing an exciting Professional Development Conference. MULYP is engaging in the building of Milwaukee's current workforce and leadership of the future. We are taking action to develop and retain the life blood of our beloved city by assembling influential speakers that will train and inspire YPs that flock to Milwaukee from across the country. This year's conference theme is Inspired to Lead.
The MULYP Professional Development Conference will be held on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 from 8am-2pm at the beautiful Potawatomi Hotel & Casino , located at 1721 W Canal St. Our goal with this conference is to engage our target community in topics appealing to the ambitious millennial. Training sessions centered on the economics of entrepreneurship, community engagement, and developing individual management styles will captivate the imagination of YPs and promote the opportunities that Milwaukee offers.
- Effective People Managers: Which One Are You?
- Economics of Entrepreneurship
- Boots on the Ground
- Game Changers & Career Changers
- The Boomerang Effect: How Paying It Forward Comes Back
Check out our website for all previously announced speakers and bios. Announcing our next
Immediate Past Urban League of Long Island Young Professionals President
Andrea De Loney and
2015 United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Philanthropic Five awardee
Andrea De Loney is a Human Resources Professional who possesses experience in both the corporate and non-profit sector; specializing in creative recruiting strategies, program development and implementation, and civic engagement. She is currently employed through Northwell Health, formally known as North Shore LIJ, as a Talent Acquisition Specialist.
In 2010, Andrea graduated Cum Laude from Wagner College (Staten Island, NY) where she received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Business Administration with a double concentration in Marketing & Management. During her time at Wagner College, she held many leadership roles on campus, including President of the Nubian Student Union, Marketing Club Membership Chair, Wagner College Fashion Show Chair, and member of the Black Student/Alumni Association. Andrea was the 2009 recipient of the Diversity Action Council Award and the Distinguished Leader Award.
Ms. De Loney began her career in Human Resources in 2011 as a Recruiter for Aerotek, Inc. where she quickly advanced the ladder and became an Account Manager in the Professional Services Division. As a result of this relationship, Andrea was assigned to Chair the Long Island Diversity Council for the Long Island Aerotek Office and has assisted ULLIYPs and supporters in resume writing, interview skills, and connecting them with recruiters to obtain new job opportunities throughout Long Island. Her love for recruitment led her to a role with AHRC Suffolk as an internal Human Resources Recruiter.
Dedicated to the mission of "empowering communities and changing lives," Andrea has been an active member of the Urban League of Long Island Young Professionals since December 2010. She has held several leadership roles within the organization, including Community Outreach Co-Chair (2011-2012) Vice President (2013), and President (2014, 2015). She currently serves on three National Urban League Young Professionals Committees (Professional Development, Membership, and Programs). Andrea was also accepted into the 2016 National Urban League Emerging Leaders Program.
In addition to her involvement with the National Urban League Movement, Ms. De Loney serves as a Trustee Board Member at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Copiague. She was inducted into the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter, Inc. in June 2016, and was the recipient of the following honors: Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre's Women of Distinction Award (2015), 42nd Annual North Amityville Community Parade and Festival Day Grand Marshal, Town of Babylon Department of Human Services Phoenix Award Recipient (2016), and the Islip Town Branch NAACP Legacy Award Recipient (2016).
Ms. De Loney currently resides in Amityville with her mother, Jacquelyn, and her brother, Derek.
During her free time,
enjoys cooking, playing basketball, and
with family & friends.
Someone once told her, "A significant life is acquired through the service done unto others." This message is one Ms. De Loney truly lives every day of her life by.
Jasmine M. Johnson, 35, is a dynamic young professional who is already making her mark in the business world. Working for Pfizer, Inc., the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company, and she is destined for further success. Jasmine has achieved significant success and experience both inside and outside of Pfizer. She joined Pfizer, Inc. in 2006 and has quickly established herself as a proven performer with the drive and commitment to consistently raise-the-bar for herself and her team. In her current role as Alliance Development Manager for the State of IL she oversees the advocacy strategy to support Pfizer's legislative and policy objectives which is a direct representation of her dedication and commitment to making a difference through Advocacy efforts. Awards earned today internally at Pfizer include: include the Vice-President's Cabinet Award in 2008, finishing #1 in the State of Wisconsin's Pratt Division, a back to back win with the Summit Award in 2009, the 2009 Eddy Award for her innovative work with the Milwaukee Health Department, she earned with her team the recognition with Wisconsin's District of the Year Awards for both 2010 and 2011, and was a Dare to Try PAC Challenge winner in 2015. Outside of Pfizer Jasmine was recognized as one of the 2015 United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Philanthropic Five awardees.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Jasmine found success as a Certified Pharmacy Technician for Walgreen's Pharmacy for 9 years. Most notably, Jasmine was an Account Executive for Clear Channel Communications creating and implementing a lot of the contest and promotions heard on the radio stations daily. Jasmine has a long history of community involvement as both an advocate and activist. She served as Board President for the Social Development Foundation who generates revenue to support programs/services for SDC where under her leadership the Board was able to surpass their 3-year goal of $100,000 to the endowment fund, an appointment as Chair of the NAACP Milwaukee Young Adult Committee, appointed to serve as Community Engagement Chair for the KaBoom! Playground Project at the Northside YMCA, serves on both of the campaign cabinets for the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, and is a member of The Links, Inc.
Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Parkside where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. She also holds a Master's of Science Degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. Jasmine recognizes the significance of working hard, performing strong, and giving back as she juggles it well with grace, style, and class all while being motivated by her 9 year old son, Jeremiah.
The price will be $40 for members and $60 for non-members which includes breakfast, luncheon and all sessions. Membership with MULYP will be verified. Sponsor Tables of 10 can also be purchased for $600. Click register to secure your spot today as you do not want to miss this event!!!
Thank you to our corporate sponsors:
Premier Event Sponsor
Presenting Event Sponsor
Corporate Table Sponsors
We Got This Community Garden Service Event
Saturday, July 30
On the corner of 9th & Ring St
Join us as we work with over 100 African-American youth as part of Andre Ellis' We Got This Community Garden program. There are break out sessions to talk to the youth in smaller group settings as we beautify our Milwaukee neighborhoods and give back to the youth.
Community Partner Event:
Fusion Day Party Powered by Aurora Healthcare
Sunday, July 31
Surg on the Water
102 N. Water St
Connect with Aurora Healthcare and Greater Milwaukee young professionals!
Aurora Health Care along with
One MKE, Social X, Newaukee, Fuel Milwaukee, Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals, and Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
presents Fusion, an innovative day party experience to
celebrate and connect diversity across greater Milwaukee.
We are coming together to establish valuable connections in a fun and professional environment. David Caruso of Dynamic Events is creating an invaluable Fusion experience you don't want to miss!
Tickets have been REDUCED to $25 each and includes a scrumptious brunch buffet and one drink ticket.
Aurora will donate all ticket sale proceeds to United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County.
Celebratory Opening Toast
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fusion Day Party Experience
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cultivating Lasting Relationships via Fun Fusion Day Party Experience
Check out the promo video above!!!!
Initial Steps to Take For Justice
10-POINT JUSTICE PLAN: National Urban League Police Reform and Accountability Recommendations
1. Widespread Use of Body Cameras and Dashboard Cameras
2. Broken Windows Reform and Implementation of 21st Century Community Policing Model
3. Review and Revision of Police Use of Deadly Force Policies
4. Comprehensive Retraining of All Police Officers
5. Comprehensive Review and Strengthening of Police Hiring Standards
6. Appointment of Special Prosecutors to Investigate Police Misconduct
7. Mandatory, Uniform FBI Reporting and Audit of Lethal Force Incidents Involving All Law Enforcement
8. Creation and Audit of National Database of Citizen Complaints against Police
9. Revision of National Police Accreditation System for Mandatory Use by Law Enforcement To Be Eligible for Federal Funds
10. National Comprehensive Anti-Racial Profiling Law
National Urban League Conference: August 3-6, 2016
We hope you will join MULYP for the National Urban League Conference this year, August 3-6, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Please click on the link below for conference details:
Health and Wellness Spotlight
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
Minorities are less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness, have less access to and availability of mental health services and often receive a poorer quality of mental health care.
- Poverty level affects mental health status. African Americans living below the poverty level, as compared to those over twice the poverty level, are 3 times more likely to report psychological distress.
- African Americans are 20% more likely to report having serious psychological distress than Non-Hispanic Whites. Non-Hispanic Whites are more than twice as likely to receive antidepressant prescription treatments as are Non-Hispanic Blacks.
- In 2009, suicide was the second leading cause of death for American Indian/Alaska Natives between the ages of 10 and 34.
- American Indian/Alaska Natives are twice as likely to experience feelings of nervousness or restlessness as compared to non-Hispanic Whites.
- Violent deaths - unintentional injuries, homicide, and suicide - account for 75% of all mortality in the second decade of life for American Indian/Alaska Natives.
- Suicide was the 10th leading cause of death for Asian Americans, and also was the 10th leading cause of death for White Americans, in 2009.
- Older Asian American women have the highest suicide rate of all women over age 65 in the United States.
- Southeast Asian refugees are at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with trauma experienced before and after immigration to the U.S. One study found that 70% of Southeast Asian refugees receiving mental health care were diagnosed with PTSD.
- Poverty level affects mental health status. Hispanics living below the poverty level, as compared to Hispanics over twice the poverty level, are three times more likely to report psychological distress.
- The death rate from suicide for Hispanic men is almost five times the rate for Hispanic women, in 2009.
- However, the suicide rate for Hispanics is half that of the Non-Hispanic White population.
During National Minority Mental Health Month, help raise awareness in your organization or community. Encourage your family, friends, loved ones and clients to learn more about improving mental health and illness.
(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, 2016)
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