Willie Wade
Press Release

Fatherhood event this week will include young men in panel discussion

“To Be or Not To Be… A Father @ This Time” – an important panel discussion about fatherhood and related issues – will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St.

By - Jun 18th, 2013 01:22 pm

“To Be or Not To Be… A Father @ This Time” – an important panel discussion about fatherhood and related issues – will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St.

Portia Young of WISN-TV News will moderate the discussion, which will include exchanges between a group of young fathers and another group of young men who have chosen not to become a parent. The conversation will also touch on teen pregnancy, prevention of teen pregnancy, parenting and fatherhood.

Alderman Willie C. Wade, a key sponsor of the event, said the event is free and open to the public and young men are encouraged to attend and take part. “This discussion is long overdue and I believe will be helpful in terms of educating young men about some of the realities of teen pregnancy, as well as the responsibilities that go along with being a father,” he said.

Other key sponsors of the event are Mayor Tom Barrett’s Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee.

To learn more about the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, please visit www.milwaukeefatherhood.com/.

Press Releases by Willie Wade

Willie Wade

Services set for Sadie Louise Wade

Alderman Willie C. Wade said today that services have been set for his mother, Sadie Louise Wade, who passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014.

Willie Wade

Seeking solutions to prevent another tragedy like Sherman Blvd. crash

Statement of Alderman Willie C. Wade July 11, 2014

Willie Wade

Residents can get flu shots, enroll in health care coverage at Saturday event

Residents can receive a flu shot, learn about their health care options and sign up for the health care marketplace at a free event Saturday hosted by Alderman Willie C. Wade, the Milwaukee Health Department and Molina Healthcare.

Willie Wade

New system for contracting police services will benefit business, public safety

Statement of Alderman Willie C. Wade November 26, 2013

Willie Wade

Turkey giveaway Thursday will help families in need

Alderman Willie C. Wade will join UW-Milwaukee men’s head basketball Coach Rob Jeter and Art Arnstein, president of United Milwaukee Scrap, during a turkey giveaway event at 11 a.m.

Willie Wade

Federal grant will spur further redevelopment of Century City site

Nearly a million dollars in federal matching grants will help spur redevelopment activity at Century City Business Park, the former home of manufacturers Tower Automotive and A.O. Smith.

See More Releases
Neighborhood: