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United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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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.

Latest Episodes

Good Health

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.

-1 s5 d ago
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Good Health

#DVAM

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

-1 sOCT 21
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#DVAM

United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

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.

-1 sAUG 29
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United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

Fatherhood

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.

-1 sJUN 19
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Fatherhood

The Power of a Job

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.

-1 sAPR 25
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The Power of a Job

The Next Generation

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.

-1 sFEB 26
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The Next Generation

The Power of Elevating the Voices of Women in Our Community

On Wednesday, November 7, United Way’s Emerging Leaders and Women United joined forces to present a fall leadership panel featuring notable change-makers in our local community. Panelists discussed the growing power and influence women play as advocates and leaders in the workplace, community, and beyond.

-1 s2018 NOV 27
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The Power of Elevating the Voices of Women in Our Community

Navigating Senior Living and Care

There are certain subjects in life that we all need to deal with at one time or another, but are hard to think about and plan for. What to do when a spouse or a loved one needs extra help as they age is one of those topics.

-1 s2018 OCT 11
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Navigating Senior Living and Care

Meet the P5! August Ball

Welcome to our final episode in 2018 Philanthropic Five interview series. Today we talk with August Ball, founder of Cream City Conservation. August is passionate about giving diverse youth opportunities to explore their interests in environmental fields as well as encouraging diversity in local workplaces, so she combined these interests into her dream job.

-1 s2018 AUG 8
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Meet the P5! August Ball

Meet the P5! Dan Sweeney

Today I talk with P5 winner Dan Sweeney. Dan works in community development at Wells Fargo – a job he loves and one that allows him to partner with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity to strengthen the communities in which Wells Fargo operates. Dan is also a board member of LISC and Historic Milwaukee.

-1 s2018 AUG 7
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Meet the P5! Dan Sweeney

Latest Episodes

Good Health

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.

-1 s5 d ago
Comments
Good Health

#DVAM

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

-1 sOCT 21
Comments
#DVAM

United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

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.

-1 sAUG 29
Comments
United, we can end family homelessness by 2025.

Fatherhood

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.

-1 sJUN 19
Comments
Fatherhood

The Power of a Job

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.

-1 sAPR 25
Comments
The Power of a Job

The Next Generation

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.

-1 sFEB 26
Comments
The Next Generation

The Power of Elevating the Voices of Women in Our Community

On Wednesday, November 7, United Way’s Emerging Leaders and Women United joined forces to present a fall leadership panel featuring notable change-makers in our local community. Panelists discussed the growing power and influence women play as advocates and leaders in the workplace, community, and beyond.

-1 s2018 NOV 27
Comments
The Power of Elevating the Voices of Women in Our Community

Navigating Senior Living and Care

There are certain subjects in life that we all need to deal with at one time or another, but are hard to think about and plan for. What to do when a spouse or a loved one needs extra help as they age is one of those topics.

-1 s2018 OCT 11
Comments
Navigating Senior Living and Care

Meet the P5! August Ball

Welcome to our final episode in 2018 Philanthropic Five interview series. Today we talk with August Ball, founder of Cream City Conservation. August is passionate about giving diverse youth opportunities to explore their interests in environmental fields as well as encouraging diversity in local workplaces, so she combined these interests into her dream job.

-1 s2018 AUG 8
Comments
Meet the P5! August Ball

Meet the P5! Dan Sweeney

Today I talk with P5 winner Dan Sweeney. Dan works in community development at Wells Fargo – a job he loves and one that allows him to partner with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity to strengthen the communities in which Wells Fargo operates. Dan is also a board member of LISC and Historic Milwaukee.

-1 s2018 AUG 7
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Meet the P5! Dan Sweeney
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