Living Local

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Sinopsis

Living Local tells the stories that connect us in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington & Ozaukee Counties through interviews and personal testimony. Hosted by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County staff and donors, we cover topics ranging from fatherhood to homelessness, volunteering to school readiness…and everything in between. Our communities’ toughest issues affect all of us because we are all connected. Have a listen. Join us. Live United.

Episodios

  • Black History is Milwaukee History

    Black History is Milwaukee History

    22/02/2021

    Black History is Milwaukee history, it’s Wisconsin history, it’s United Way history. This month and all year long, we celebrate and reflect on the significant achievements of African American individuals and organizations in our local community. At United Way we are fortunate to partner with local nonprofits with a rich history of serving Milwaukee’s communities of color. These organizations and the incredible individuals who lead them honor their rich legacies every day by continuing to fight for what’s right: a just, equitable, and thriving community for everyone in it. These are their stories. From United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, this is Living Local. On today’s podcast, Miles Sigh, a recent graduate of Marquette University and a Milwaukee Fellows intern at United Way, connected with Dr. Eve Hall, executive director of one of United Way’s most historic partners, Milwaukee Urban League, an organization that has been a staple in the Milwaukee community for more than a century. Then, Un

  • Black History is Milwaukee History

    Black History is Milwaukee History

    15/02/2021

    Black History is Milwaukee history, it’s Wisconsin history, it’s United Way history. This month and all year long, we celebrate and reflect on the significant achievements of African American individuals and organizations in our local community.

  • Podcast: The Faces of Change

    Podcast: The Faces of Change

    21/12/2020

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  • Reimagine Our World

    Reimagine Our World

    08/10/2020

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  • The Next Generation

    The Next Generation

    19/02/2020

    Jobs in the technology field are growing, but as these jobs continue to grow, the workforce skilled enough to take these jobs are decreasing. The same can be said for trade jobs. So how do we build a workforce that is ready to take on these positions? What can we do today to support our next generation? We discuss this and more in our February edition of Living Local, a United Way podcast brought to you by HSA Bank.

  • The Power of a Job

    The Power of a Job

    19/02/2020

    How do you measure the power of a job? This month, we talk to three individuals working on the issue of reducing barriers to employment, or facing those issues in their day-to-day lives. Thank you to our podcast sponsor HSA Bank.

  • Fatherhood

    Fatherhood

    19/02/2020

    Happy Father's Day! In this episode, we celebrate the love, hard work, and quality time that local dads give to their children and explore the ways that being a dad has changed, and all the ways it never will.

  • United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

    United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

    19/02/2020

    Every good thing in life starts with the home, yet many families in our community struggle with (or are teetering on the edge of) homelessness. So, United Way and our community partners have set a goal: end family homelessness by 2025.

  • #DVAM

    #DVAM

    19/02/2020

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Hear from those leading the fight to end domestic violence in our community for good.

  • Good Health

    Good Health

    19/02/2020

    A healthy community is made up of healthy individuals. That’s why we at United Way invests in programs and partnerships that remove barriers to quality and affordable health care for everyone in our community.