African American Community Events & Opportunities
Project SOAR (Student Opportunities, Access and Readiness)
The target population of Project SOAR is African American male students, ages 12 -17, enrolled in either a middle school or high school of the Madison Public School District. The Madison Project SOAR will incorporate and serve students who are economically disadvantaged, from single parent homes, homeless, involved in foster care, involved in the juvenile justice system and other African American students who can benefit from the Project offerings.
Those interested in participating in the SOAR Project, should access the following:
SOAR One-to-One Mentoring Registration, Click Here
SOAR Career Academy InstructorInformation & Registration, Click HereSOAR Success AcademyInstructor Information & Registration, Click Here
7 December 2016
First Report to the Community
6:00-7:30 p.m.; Urban League of Greater Madison, 2222 S. Park Street, Madison, WI
Learn about the UW community-academic study of the stress and health of Black men in the Madison area presented by Linda Oakley, Professor and Investigator, UW-Madison; Seating is limited; Light refreshments will be served.
13–14 December 2016
MARKETPLACE 2016 CONFERENCE ON MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is hosting the 35th annual statewide conference for minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses Dec. 13-14 at Potawatomi Hotel and Conference Center in Milwaukee. The conference is expected to draw more than 700 attendees and is sponsored by corporations, small businesses and organizations, with Town Bank being this year’s Keystone Sponsor. - See more at: http://inwisconsin.com/press_releases/marketplace-2016-conference-minority-business-development-set-december/#sthash.Pv4fEtkN.dpuf
14 January 2017
31st Annual “I Have a Dream” Scholarship Ball and Banquet”
Monona Terrace, sponsored by Women in Focus