September 2018
The Boston-Baileys
A Family with Promise
There’s no stopping the Boston-Baileys .

Cortez and Trayvon enrolled in Wisconsin Promise and each family member participated and worked hard to achieve their individual and family goals!

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Leadership Program

Wisconsin Promise is looking for 85 Wisconsin Promise youth and family members who want to lead their community in supporting employment opportunities for youth with disabilities.

If you are interested in becoming a leader in your community,
apply by  September 17, 2018 .

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Preparing Youth with Disabilities for Employment

More than 65 community members gathered in Milwaukee on August 21st to brainstorm solutions to challenges youth and young adults with disabilities face when preparing for employment. Attendees networked, generated ideas, and shared actions they can take in the next few months to connect youth to jobs. Read More
Ellie's Updates

Check out the Promise Services Summary and find out how Promise is helping Wisconsin Promise Youth and Families. The more impact we can have with more youth and their family members, the more we will be able to demonstrate how Wisconsin Promise Services and Supports can help to increase participants’ education, employment, and financial self-sufficiency.

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Promise Follow-Up Survey

As Promise services come to an end, we are asking all Promise Youth and one family member to complete a final follow-up survey about their time in the Promise program. Any youth who fill out the survey by October 31st will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $30 Walmart or Target gift card.

Community Forums

Employing Young Adults with Barriers:
Finding Workforce Solutions
Business's have workforce needs and young adults with disabilities and other barriers have the skills and the desire to work. Join the discussion to help identify how to make these connections.

Milwaukee, WI
When: September 19, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Botanas Restaurant
Cost: FREE

Minong, WI
When: October 25, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Jack Link's Aquatic & Activity Center
Cost: FREE
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Celebrate Your Promise Accomplishments

Thanks for signing up. We are pleased with the number of youth and families who are joining us around the state to share stories, meet other teens and families, and look ahead to what’s next.

Steering Committee Profile Members and Emails
Project Director
Meredith Dressel

Project Manager
Ellie Hartman