Born and raised on Milwaukee’s North Side, David attended Milwaukee Public Schools and was an honors graduate of Bradley Tech High School.
As a teen and young adult, David completed Urban Underground’s youth leadership program and later become its Program Director while pursuing an undergraduate degree in Educational Policy and Community Studies at the University of Wisconsin-‐ Milwaukee. He is a National Americorps Service Alum, a two-‐time graduate of the Americorps program Public Allies, and a Legacy Foundation Youth Activism Fellow.
A nationally recognized trainer for intergenerational community improvement strategies, David served on the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Violence Prevention Initiative Steering Committee and the City of Milwaukee’s Homicide Review Commission.
In 2012, he was elected to the Milwaukee County Board as Supervisor for the 10th District, becoming the youngest member of the Board and one of the youngest Black elected officials in Milwaukee’s history. David serves on several County Board committees including Finance & Personnel, Health & Human Needs and Economic & Community Development as Vice-‐Chair.
- Jun 30th, 2015 by Jack Fennimore
- Jan 19th, 2015 by Michael Horne
- Dec 22nd, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
- Nov 6th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
- Aug 13th, 2014 by Michael Horne
- Jun 10th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Press Releases Referencing David Bowen
Jun 4th, 2015 by David Bowen
New Legislation Would Reverse Food Stamp Cuts from 2014 Farm Bill
Mar 17th, 2015 by Solana Patterson-Ramos
"My mission is to serve as an open-minded, positive, problem-solving leader as well as a lifelong learner."
Feb 4th, 2015 by Jonathan Brostoff
“This evening I will be rallying with the community in support of the UW system.”
Jan 5th, 2015 by Peter Barca
Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) welcomed seven new Democratic representatives to the Wisconsin State Legislatur
Dec 22nd, 2014 by David Bowen
Says 14 Shots “Excessive,” Urges Community to Stand Firm Against Injustice
Dec 8th, 2014 by David Bowen
They Applaud Economic and Community Development Committee for Approval of Project
- Why one county supervisor changed his mind – and doomed the sale of O’Donnell Park to Northwestern Mutual - Jun 25th, 2015 - Milwaukee Business Journal - Sean Ryan