Join us for reflection, inspiration, and fellowship at our 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, presented by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. As a community, we come together to honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and recognize the work of local non-profit organizations dedicated to serving others. The program will deepen connections as we celebrate the words and creativity of youth, listen to powerful speakers, and enjoy moving performances.

Monday, January 15, 2024
7:00 AM | Registration & Networking
8:00-9:30 AM | Program & Breakfast
Potawatomi Casino Hotel Event Center

Healthy Living Award Winner
African American Breastfeeding Network | WeRISE Community Doula Program

Social Responsibility Award Winner
Re-Imagine Education

Derek Mosley, Director of the Lubar Center, Marquette University
Dina Abercrombie, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education, Northwestern Mutual

All proceeds go to support our Annual Campaign, which helps ensure that everyone has access to Y membership and programs.

2024 Sponsors
Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

Presented by Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

Empower Sponsors

Molson Coors

Northwestern Mutual

Inspire Sponsors

Jammin' 98.3 FM

Advocate Sponsors

Ascension Wisconsin
Brewers Community Foundation
Children’s Wisconsin
Foley & Lardner LLP

Support Sponsors

101.7 The Truth
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
CG Schmidt
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin
Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
Johnson Controls
Marcus Performing Arts Center
Marquette University
Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee County Office of Equity
Network Health
Rogers Behavioral Health
We Energies
Wellpoint Care Network

Questions or looking for more information?

Contact Josh Wright, Development Director, at 414-274-0703 or jwright@ymcamke.org.

2024 Deliberate Dialogues Series

Sponsored by Potawatomi Casino Hotel

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of advocacy as we take a deeper look at key issues facing our community. Join us for thoughtful and informative conversations on different topics that address the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

By listening to local leaders and professionals, we’ll gain insight as to how we can collectively build a more equitable society. You’ll leave inspired by Dr. King’s vision and motivated to continue the work he started.

Empowering Future Leaders
Tuesday, January 16 | 12:00-1:00 PM


Driving Community Health
Wednesday, January 17 | 12:00-1:00 PM

Building a Quality Workforce
Thursday, January 18 | 12:00-1:00 PM