MAR 3 | THE POWER OF GIVING
First, this isn't a pitch. We invite you to close your wallet and open your mind as we explore the power and opportunity, and leadership that is cultivated through giving. Please join us for a conversation to expand your perspective on philanthropy led by Professional Dimensions Members Cecelia Gore, Brewers Community Foundation, Patti Keating Kahn, Colby Abbot, Colby Abbot Parking Garage & Railway Exchange Buildings, LLP, Emily Phillips, Baird, Fiesha Lynn Bell, Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Laura Bolger, Alverno College.
FEB 25 | RIPPLE EFFECT ADVOCACY TRAINING
In this session you will
FEB 26 | CODED BIAS: A PD DISCUSSION
Our discussion will take place on February 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm via zoom and will be hosted by Kerri Balliet. This 90-minute program will include small breakout group discussions surrounding thought provoking questions prompted by the film.
You can watch the movie from the comfort of your living room any time before the discussion by purchasing a ticket ($3.99) from MKE Film. Tickets can be purchased here.
MARCH 2ND - 30TH | CONVERSATION CIRCLES
The circles are from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, beginning on March 2nd and concluding on March 30th. Participation is limited to 12 women in order to promote relationship-building and an environment conductive to meaningful conversations.
MARCH 25 | BETTER TOGETHER ACROSS GENERATIONS: A DIALOGUE ON AGE
Our membership spans women across four generations. We have lived experiences which can serve as powerful examples for others, if we have the courage to share, listen and hear them WITHOUT hesitation. The Program Committee is excited to pilot a dialogue to bring women together to talk about how the number we call “age” influences how we lead and show up in all environments
PD CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH MILWAUKEE FILM
Professional Dimensions is excited to partner with Milwaukee Film for Black History Month. Milwaukee Film is celebrating Black culture and traditions with month long programming that includes discussions, films and events. You can check out all of the programming HERE.
As part of our partnership, members of Professional Dimensions are invited to a screening of Growing Up Milwaukee, followed by a public conversation with The Race, Equity and Procedural Justice Committee . We hope you can join us for this informative and timely event.
Here are the event details:
SCREENING: GROWING UP MILWAUKEE
(Documentary)—Behind every statistic is a story. Three inner-city youth growing up in Milwaukee struggle with the daily dilemma of growing up Black and avoiding becoming just another statistic.
The film is available for one week only February 22nd-28th through Milwaukee’s Films virtual platform located at watch.mkefilm.org.
CONVO: DISRUPTING THE PIPELINE
(Panel)—A committee established to inform conversations on equity within the criminal justice system, The Race, Equity and Procedural Justice Committee hosts a conversation informed by the film Growing Up Milwaukee.
Informed by the film Growing Up Milwaukee, this event brings together community advocates and public officials for an open discussion on Milwaukee’s youth that challenges our community and legal system partners to disrupt the school to prison pipeline.
Below are a few other films and events that Milwaukee Film is showing as part of Black History Month that we think you might enjoy. Purchase tickets and learn more about these films here.
Sylvie’s Love (Drama, Romance) from screenwriter Eugene Ashe—When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
The Road Up (Documentary) from American Film Director Greg Jacobs and public discussion—Jesse Teverbaugh is a charismatic leader at the job-training program where he mentors four Chicagoans during their precarious journey from homelessness, addiction, and incarceration to stable employment. The Road Up powerfully chronicles not only America’s unforgiving economic and social structures, but also the essential role that community, connection, hope, and love play in overcoming adversity.
FREE SCREENING—ONE NIGHT ONLY, FEBRUARY 21ST: The Lost Tapes: MALCOLM X