6th District Alderwoman
Milele A. Coggs, City Council - 6th District
414-286-2221, firstname.lastname@example.org, website
Represents those in the Bronzeville area.
Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating from Riverside University High School, she attended Fisk University where she graduated, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and English. Having grown up in a political family, and after gaining a reputation as a renowned youth activist and motivational speaker, and after interning in the office of a Wisconsin State Senator, Alderwoman Coggs was drawn to the study of law and ultimately decided to attend the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison.
After graduating from Law School, Alderwoman Coggs has successfully managed several election campaigns and heeded the call to community service by forming M. A. Coggs & Associates, L.L.C. a consulting company specializing in politics, education, and small business development.
Alderwoman Coggs has created, guided and nurtured several beneficial programs in the City of Milwaukee including Girls Day at City Hall, the MKE Business Now Entrepreneur Summit, Bronzeville Week, the Sixth District Landscape Award, the Dr. James G. White Difference Maker Award, the Housing Resource Fair, AKA Day at City Hall, Office Hours In the District, Girls Shadow Day at City Hall, and the Freedom Essay Scholarship Contest.
Alderwoman Coggs has also been involved with a wide array of community organizations throughout the years. Growing up in one of Wisconsin’s most prominent political families and being exposed to the idea and value of a legacy of public service has influenced Alderwoman Coggs in her choices of community service and aspirations for public office. She sees public service as her passion and her legislative office as a way to pursue that passion in assisting in the improvement of the quality of life for all, a basic value she carries into all of her legislative initiatives.
Alderwoman Coggs’ election to office marks the Coggs family’s fifth generation of members having served in public office with three members currently in different areas of government.
Alderwoman Coggs is the youngest woman ever elected to Milwaukee’s Common Council and is the first African-American female to ever serve as Chair of the powerful Finance and Personnel Committee.
Alderwoman Coggs is married and is the proud mother of two.
Since its inception in 1992, the BID’s mission has been to improve the King Drive District by fostering a culture that enjoys a trendy and authentic retail experience while attracting businesses who embrace the commitment to hard work and strong character that the area was founded on. And so far, expectations have been exceeded. In the past 15 years there has been over $400 million of new development in the BID. This type of success can only be achieved in a collaborative effort by people who believe in King Drive and each other. BID members, our partners, and the Harambee residential community are working together to cultivate a thriving community like no other in Milwaukee.
County/State Representatives in Bronzeville
Senator Lena C. Taylor, Senate District 4
608-266-5810, Sen.Taylor@legis.wisconsin.gov, website
Senator Latoya Johnson, Senate District 6
608-266-2500, Sen.Johnson@legis.wisconsin.gov, website
Representative David Bowen, Assembly Disctrict 10
608-266-7671, Rep.Bowen@legis.wisconsin.gov, website
Representative Kalan Haywood, Assembly District 16
608-266-3786, Rep.Haywood@legis.wisconsin.gov, website
Willie Johnson Jr, District 13 Supervisor
414-278-4233, email@example.com, website
Milwaukee Police (District 5) – Always Call 911 to Report Crime!