MILWAUKEE – Just two weeks after launching, Our Power, Our Future-Milwaukee made its first major contribution of the spring election cycle during the Re-Election Campaign Kickoff for 6th District Alderwoman Milele Coggs, in the amount of $5,000.
On November 17, Our Power, Our Future- Milwaukee held a launch event at SkyBox Bar & Grill in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville District.
Community leaders from various sectors were present in support of the historic event.
Our Power, Our Future- Milwaukee will consistently assist and support candidates and causes that seek to increase the quality of life for Black people in Milwaukee.
“When we launched OPOF we made a commitment to work with and support local elected officials that have demonstrated a desire and commitment to supporting a collaborative and team-driven agenda for the Black community,” said Rahim Islam, an Our Power, Our Future conveners.
“Alderwoman Coggs is exactly the type of elected official who has shown a history of commitment to not just her district but the City of Milwaukee.”
Conduit funds allow constituents and community members to contribute funds and personally direct those funds to candidates running for local or state office.
In addition, the Our Power, Our Future movement has a PAC, and nonprofit Fund and Action arms that will amplify our ability to make change in the community.
If you are interested in making a contribution or requesting additional information please visit our website at www.ourpowerourfuture.com or email info@ourpowerourfuture. com.