Mayor Tom Barrett, the Citi Foundation and Living Cities announced the expansion of the City Accelerator program to Milwaukee. Five cities, including Milwaukee, will work together over the next year to refine approaches to procurement spending, pursuing at least one new strategy to increase the diversity of municipal vendors and contractors and direct more spending to local minority-owned businesses.
Mayor Tom Barrett announced his Earn & Learn All-Star Team, a new collaborative partnership with the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, and Milwaukee Admirals to support his Earn & Learn summer youth employment program.
Mayor Tom Barrett joined other member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative at their annual meeting and conference in Montreal.
Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the Milwaukee Police Department, in partnership with Children’s Community Health Plan and McDonald’s Restaurants, will host Coffee with a Cop neighborhood events throughout the City.
Mayor Tom Barrett kicked off his 2017 Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge on Thursday, June 1, at City Hall. The kick-off announcement was followed by the program’s inaugural walk along Wisconsin Avenue to view the new sculptures that debuted in Downtown Milwaukee.
Mayor Barrett visited WRTP/BIG STEP to meet with and provide support to new carpenter apprentices who are completing readiness training and looking forward to working on the Milwaukee Bucks development in Downtown Milwaukee.
Mayor Tom Barrett and nine education and community organizations will announce the collaboration for the second year in connecting Milwaukee families with fun summer learning and recreational activities through the hotsummermke.com online resource
This year marks the 13th Annual Ceasefire Sabbath, an effort to mobilize the faith-based community in working collaboratively to improve public safety and strengthen neighborhoods. On Sunday, May 21, 2017, Mayor Barrett will visit three places of worship to engage the various faith communities in an effort to fight violence and promote safety in Milwaukee.
Following the recent Fitch Rating announcement on the City’s budgetary state, Mayor Tom Barrett praised the report that outlines Milwaukee’s strong budgetary oversight and control.
Mayor Tom Barrett called on all Milwaukee area residents to wear jeans on Wednesday, April 26, as a sign of support for local survivors of sexual assault. The effort is part of the sixth annual Denim Day Milwaukee.
Advocating for a stronger partnership with the Federal government, Mayor Tom Barrett today asked President Donald J. Trump to increase federal funds for lead service line replacement efforts in Milwaukee.
Mayor Tom Barrett is calling for community-wide attention to a new effort that is raising awareness for sexual assault and supporting survivors.
Mayor Tom Barrett opened the application process for the 2017
Earn & Learn initiative, a summer youth employment program that assists young people from Milwaukee in making a successful transition from adolescence into adulthood through job skills and work experience.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett released a statement regarding the death of a City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services employee
Mayor Tom Barrett delivered the 2017 State of the City Address on Monday, March 6, at the Harley-Davidson University and Conference Center.
Mayor Tom Barrett was joined by representatives from Ocwen Financial Corporation, (NYSE: OCN), a leading financial services holding company, to highlight the 2016 results of the partnership between the City and Ocwen.
Mayor Tom Barrett recently unveiled plans for the City’s latest HOME GR/OWN green space on a long-vacant lot adjacent to the Fondy Farmers Market. The lot will be transformed into a storm water park filled with sustainability features and a new gathering space for Lindsay Heights and Fond du Lac Avenue area residents.