News and upcoming events

Upcoming Events

"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.

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For sponsorship opportunities, contact LaToya Jones at 414.906.2823 or

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