Greater Milwaukee Urban League Event Honors Business and Community Leaders Event
Updated: Aug 2, 2022
Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) will present awards of excellence to business and community leaders whose efforts to champion equity and social justice transcend the pandemic and the uptick in efforts to limit access and opportunity.
MILWAUKEE, WI || February 11, 2022)
The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, during the GMUL’s 61st annual Equal Opportunity Day luncheon at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee 53202. The theme for Equal Opportunity Day is Focused on the Future. In addition to the in-person event, the luncheon will also be live streamed on the GMUL Facebook page.
New this year, GMUL is presenting the Wesley L. Scott Education Award named in honor of the longest-serving CEO in GMUL history, who focused Urban League efforts on programs reaching and serving young people.
“These individuals and organizations embody the spirit of service that is needed to improve our community,” said Greater Milwaukee Urban League President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall. “Their individual and combined efforts reflect GMUL’s mission to empower communities and change lives. They have, are, and will continue to make a difference.”
Individuals and organizations recognized are:
Whitney M. Young Legacy Award
Dr. Joan M. Prince, Vice Chancellor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Advocacy Champion Award
Grady L. Crosby, Retired Executive, Formerly of Johnson Controls
Dr. Wesley L. Scott Award
Dr. Howard L. Fuller, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education, Marquette University
Dr. Michael R. Lovell, President, Marquette University
Excellence in Public Health Award
Cathy Jacobson, President & CEO, Froedtert Health
Dr. John Raymond, President & CEO, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Tito Izard, President & CEO, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
Tenia Fisher, Founder, F.E.A.R Milwaukee (Forget Everything and Run)