Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM)
If you work in any human serving capacity, this conference is for you. If you want to understand how a city like Milwaukee can heal from generational and historical trauma, it's for you too.
Our time together begins with a Community Gathering on Race and Trauma on Wed. evening at the Fiserv Forum (new home of the Milwaukee Bucks) and continues with five keynotes and 50 workshops on Thurs. and Fri. at the Wisconsin Center.
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Next SWIM meetings
Oct. 10, 8 – 10 a.m. at SaintA, 8901 W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53222.
Nov. 26, 8 – 10 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208.
Jan. 9, 8 – 10 a.m. at Bader Philanthropies, Inc., 3300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr., Milwuakee 53212
Childhood trauma leaves scars that are genetic, not just emotional, UW-Madison study affirms (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
In high-trauma Milwaukee, Journey House sees mental health therapy as missing link (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Trauma considered cause of social, economic problems (WISN)
With childhood trauma in spotlight, Milwaukee native's book profiles woman who saves lives (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Marquette trying to form massive coalition in effort to treat community's trauma (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Our Vision and Mission
A connected trauma responsive community where all can thrive.
To inspire a dynamic collaboration that heals trauma and creates a resilient community.
Oneness: Bold collaboration with a non-competitive spirit for the greater good.
Trust: Inclusive, authentic engagement developed within a shared commitment to mission.
Commitment: Individually and collectively accountable for practical, action-oriented solutions.
The President’s Challenge has been developed in partnership with the Johnson Controls Foundation, to provide a $250,000, two-year grant for one interdisciplinary, collaborative proposal that seeks to change the trajectory of lives in our community.