Preparing for the Future
Milwaukee Urban League education and youth-centered programs are cornerstones of our work. We believe our young people are the future of Milwaukee and we all share in the responsibility of making sure they are prepared for success. Please take a look at our brochure to learn more about the Milwaukee Urban League's Education programs and services!
Community Schools Partnership: Brings community support and resources – in collaboration with Milwaukee Public Schools and United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County—to improve academic outcomes.
Graduate to Employment: Supports 16-21 year olds who do not plan to attend college with the exploration and soft skills training important to workplace success. Result: This new program will be in two schools in the 2018-19 school year and provide intensive support to 36 students
Project Ready STEAM: Exposes students to careers in science, technology, engineering, arts/agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM) through hands-on, interactive programs. Result: Expanded to include 2nd and 3rd grade as well as middle school students. Programs also offered at two additional schools
Youth Leadership Summit: Brings high school students together to collaborate, network and build leadership skills and other successful practices for personal growth. Result: More than 100 students apply for the Laptop Scholarship, with 40 laptops, a 25 percent increase from the prior year
STEAM Summit: Engages 5th-8th grade students in daylong, hands-on STEAM activities with local companies and organizations. Goal: 200 students will participate in 2020. Result: DUE TO THE RECENT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, THE 2020 YOUTH SUMMIT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE