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Advisory Council

The Black Male Achievement Advisory Council was created and empowered by the City of Milwaukee Common Council and Mayor to lead the city’s efforts to advance black male achievement through the collective input and efforts of dedicated community stakeholders.

Mayor Tom Barrett Alderman Ashanti Hamilton Nikiya Harris
Honorary Co-Chair
Mayor Tom Barrett
- City of Milwaukee
Co-Chair
Ashanti Hamilton
1st District Alderman
- City of Milwaukee Common Council
Vice-Chair
Nikiya Harris
- Senator, Wisconsin State Legislature



Members

Robert Cherry Clifton Crump Darryl Davidson
Robert Cherry
- Prevention Services Manager, Community Advocates
Clifton Crump
- Special Assistant to the Mayor, Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
Darryl Davidson
- Director, Men’s Health Unit, City of Milwaukee Health Dept.
Walter Harvey
Khalif Rainey
- Rep Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Walter Harvey
- Pastor, Parklawn Assembly of God
Shannon Reed
- Rep from Philanthropic Community
Reggie Moore
Spencer Coggs
- City Treasurer
Reggie Moore
- Founder and Senior Strategist, Center for Youth Engagement
Ellen M. Gilligan
- Rep from Philanthropic Community
Russell Stamper, II Mark Sain  
Russell
Stamper, II
- Alderman, 15th District
Mark Sain
- Rep of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors
 
     
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Staff/Key Contacts
 

City of Milwaukee

Sharon Robinson

Administration Director
(414) 286-3828

Steve Mahan

Director, CDBG
(414) 286-3843

Joanna Polanco

Staff Assistant
Office of Common Council/City Clerk
(414) 286-2366

Amy Hefter

Legislative Liaison
Office of Common Council/City Clerk
(414) 286-2290

Milwaukee Community

Jeffery K. Roman

Benchmark Coordinator, Minority Male Achievement
Community Advocates Public Policy Institute
(414) 270-6959
(414) 793-3171 cell

Work Groups

Family - Robert Cherry, Chair
Prevention Services Manager, Community Advocates

Education - Reginald Lawrence 
Regional Superintendent, Milwaukee Public Schools

Criminal Justice - James Santelle, Chair
U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Health and Wellness  -

  • Darryl Davidson, Co-Chair
    Director, Men’s Health Unit
    City of Milwaukee Health Dept.
     
  • Dr. Patricia McManus, Co-Chair
    President and CEO
    Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin
 

Employment and Workforce Development

  • Clifton Crump, Co-Chair
    Special Assistant to the Mayor
    Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
     
  • Steve Mahan, Co-Chair
    Director, CDBG City of Milwaukee

Faith-Based - Joe Davis, Sr.
2nd District Alderman
City of Milwaukee Common Council

Sustainability - To Be Determined