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Jul 14, 2017, 2:06 PM
In this issue of Hey It’s Danae we share Jeff Edmondson’s farewell as Executive Director of StriveTogether. Jeff founded the StrivePartnership in Cincinnati in 2005. As he often says, a group of committed community leaders, including Nancy Zimpher…
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Jun 30, 2017, 2:01 PM
Summer has officially arrived! Free book giveaways, Heal the Hood, Jazz in the Park, Summerfest and Garfield Days, we have so much to look forward to and celebrate this summer. Over the holiday, I hope everyone is able to rejuvenate, enjoy the…
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Jun 23, 2017, 1:57 PM
Summertime offers lots of fun ways for kids to be active, but their brains need to stay active while school is out, too! Countless studies have shown that reading is an effective way to reduce or prevent summer learning loss, especially for children…
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Jun 16, 2017, 1:52 PM
This week are bidding farewell to a Milwaukee Succeeds family member, Eric Lequesne. Eric is currently our Data and Research Coordinator VISTA, but has accepted a position as the Research and Evaluation Manager with StriveTogther in Kenosha. Although…
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Jun 9, 2017, 1:44 PM
Summer is nearly upon us and I’m excited to say that today is the last day of school for our Milwaukee Public School students! On behalf of the Milwaukee Succeeds family, we would like to congratulate Dr. Darienne Driver on a successful school year…
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Jun 6, 2017, 1:40 PM
Friends, Are you looking for a great way to engage your students during summer break? Check out Hot Summer Milwaukee, a collaborative, community-wide effort to expand and promote fun summer learning opportunities for kids.
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May 31, 2017, 1:33 PM
I hope everyone got a chance to enjoy family, friends, and the nice weather over the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday is a wonderful opportunity to not only celebrate those who serve our country but to look for additional ways we can strengthen our…
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May 26, 2017, 10:05 AM
A big shout-out to Chancellor Mark Mone and UW-Milwaukee graduating class for 2017 for another critically acclaimed video, “Carpool Karaoke – UW-Milwaukee Graduation Edition!” Carpool Karaoke was inspired by a recurring segment on The Late Late Show…
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May 12, 2017, 9:04 AM
This week we have Edie Turnbull, Executive Director, College Possible Chair, Voices for National Service Wisconsin Working Group. Edie is here to share with us the importance of AmeriCorps and what we need to do in order to preserve AmeriCorps…

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