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
Jul 28th, 2015 by David Bowen
I couldn’t support the arena deal without reducing the $400 million financial burden on taxpayers, much of which will be paid for by Milwaukee residents.
Jul 15th, 2015 by Deanna Alexander
Taxpayers deserve an explanation from Rep. Bowen
Jul 10th, 2015 by David Bowen
Rep Bowen Statement on Milwaukee Gun Violence
Jul 9th, 2015 by David Bowen
“We’ve known from the start that this budget is wrong for Wisconsin.”
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."
- 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