News and upcoming events
Healing Trauma, Healthy Communities Conference coverage
"Day of Love" Community Healing Street Festival
Saturday, Aug. 24 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Phi Chapter and the Office of Violence Prevention at their "Day of Love" Community Healing Street Festival to benefit families stricken by violence. The event will feature a fish fry fundraiser and backpack giveaway. Click here for more information
2019 Summit on Poverty and SWIM Conference
Monday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
Join us as the Social Development Commission and Marquette University partner in our shared commitment to service and social justice. Explore with us our 2019 conference theme of Self-Reflection, Hope and Collective Impact.
For more information, visit summitonpoverty.org
For sponsorship opportunities, contact LaToya Jones at 414.906.2823 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SWIM Policy Workshop
Monday, Oct. 28 | 1 - 4:30 p.m.
The SWIM Policy Workshop aims to enhance the knowledge, confidence and activation of SWIM members to participate in effective policy advocacy (not lobbying) with local and state government administrators and legislators to benefit vulnerable populations and to advance equity. Click here for more information and to register for the event
Future Meeting Dates
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
How to Get Involved with SWIM Action Teams + Contacts
SWIM has eight Action Teams each responsible with tackling a different aspect of our initiative. Read more about our Action Teams to decide which is the best fit for you
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.