Welcome to OAAA
The City of Milwaukee created the Office of African American Affairs (OAAA) by City ordinance to promote equal opportunities for African American residents in areas including (but not limited to): employment, education, job training, housing, health care, voting rights, business ownership, and more. The OAAA houses multiple services and organizations, including government agencies and non-profits, within the OAAA in order to enable residents to access quality of life services in one central location on a regular basis.
Celebrating the Gift of Fatherhood and coming together to share resources, services, workshops, community and more!
Join us on Saturday, October 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Destiny Youth Plaza, 7220 N. 76th Street. Pre-registration is required.
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The OAAA offers health literacy education community level prevention education classes and trainings on Fentanyl Awareness and Overdose Intervention. For more information or to schedule a class call 414-286-0222.
Learn more and find additional resources.
The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative (MFI) was launched by Mayor Tom Barrett in 2005 with the support of many business, faith-based, philanthropic and other community partners. Learn More
The City of Milwaukee Black Male Achievement (BMA) Initiative was created to address the multitude of challenges that place young Black boys and men of color across our city at a significant educational, economic and social disadvantage, especially compared to others around the state and country. Learn More
The City of Milwaukee My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative is the City’s direct response to President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge. Learn More
In addition to various City of Milwaukee government departments, offices and agencies, other OAAA partners include:
- City of Milwaukee Office of Equity and Inclusion
- Equal Rights Commission
- Milw. County Office of African American Affairs
- Employ Milwaukee
- Hire Center of Milwaukee
- Legal Action of Wisconsin
- Legal Aid Society
- Metropolitan Fair Housing Council
- Milwaukee Area Technical College
- MHD – Family & Community Health Services
- MHD – Office of Violence Prevention
- Milwaukee Continuum of Care
- Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative
- MPS / Black & Latino Male Achievement
- Wisconsin Community Services
- Milwaukee County Child Support Services
- Medical College of Wisconsin
- Department of Corrections, State of WI
- MENTOR Greater Milwaukee
- Boys and Men of Color, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
Office of African American Affairs (OAAA)
Darryl Davidson, Director
4830 W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53216
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM