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Images of Leadership: in Partnership with ArtWorks Milwaukee

November 15, 2015

After last year’s successful pilot, EXYOMKE is proud to partner again with ArtWorks Milwaukee on Images of Leadership, a project directly supported by the Mary L. Nohl Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. This…

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Luminary Tree

November 13, 2015

Our own Martina Patterson was interviewed by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service while making “Luminary Trees” — part of our Illuminate theme for this year. Give a listen!

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From STEP UP to Illuminate!

July 21, 2015

Each year we pick a theme to guide our work and explore ways to make a positive contribution to our community. We’re happy to announce our them for this year is Illuminate! We think…

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New Partnerships

July 21, 2015

We’re pleased to announce our partnership with The Nehemiah Project, a non-profit, youth-focused organization that promotes the physical and emotional well-being of youth through psychological, educational, leadership and transitional living services. EXYOMKE is offering weekly evening…

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New Faces!

July 21, 2015

Welcome to our newest Board member, Michael Roach! A Milwaukee native, Michael is a Human Resources Consultant at Northwestern Mutual. Both professionally and personally, Michael has taken an active role in influencing and mentoring…

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We’re nominated for a MANDI Award!

March 19, 2015

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) highlight the unsung heroes working hard to revitalize Milwaukee’s most distressed urban neighborhoods, and Express Yourself Milwaukee is thrilled to be among the nominees for 2015!…

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Vulnerable youths find paths to self-expression at EXYOMKE

March 18, 2015

Milwaukee’s Neighborhood News Service featured Express Yourself Milwaukee in an article that’s part of a series highlighting the 2015 MANDI nominees. It’s a nice overview of our work, and the article can be read…

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Express Yourself on Lake Effect!

March 6, 2015

What an honor it was for Lori Vance, our Co-Executive Director, to sit down with Bonnie North, one of the hosts of WUWM’s Lake Effect. Bonnie also spoke with poet and author Jimmy Santiago…

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Writing Workshop with Jimmy Santiago Baca

February 11, 2015

Express Yourself is pleased to announce a Writing Workshop with internationally-acclaimed, award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca. Friday, March 6 – 10am to noon at Running Rebels, 1300A W. Fond du Lac Avenue This event…

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A Place to Stand – Oriental Theater March 5

February 9, 2015

A Place to Stand  |  Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Oriental Theater, 2230 N. Farwell Avenue Purchase tickets in advance. Tickets: $15; Students $10 with ID Presented in partnership with Bader Philanthropies, Inc…

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