By Dylan Deprey Donald “Don” Sykes was a community leader, an anti-poverty trailblazer and a mentor to many public servants fighting the same fight he had for decades. Sykes’ legacy as a … [Read more...]
Partnership leads to manufacturing jobs
Key industry leaders and members of Mayor Barrett’s Manufacturing Partnership offered congratulations as they celebrated the graduation of 10 trainees from a manufacturing training class conducted in … [Read more...]
All White Affair fundraiser for African World Festival held at Discovery World
The organizers for African World Festival held one of their fundraisers last weekend at Discovery World. The All White Affair brought out some of Milwaukee’s notable citizens. From the top photo to … [Read more...]
MAWIB to speak to the impact of the federal proposed budget cuts will have on Milwaukee
Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB) has prompted a National Workforce Day of Action to educate the public on how the federal budget cuts being proposed will adversely affect the … [Read more...]
Connecting the Dots II
By Donald Sykes, president/CEO Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, Inc. The recent and unfortunate events of Haiti have captured our attention in the past weeks. It has also provided … [Read more...]
Don Sykes’ column – Happy Holidays!
I want to express my sincerest thanks to the community for all the support the Milwaukee Area Workforce Board (MAWIB) has received during this challenging year. Given the obstacles, it is easy to feel … [Read more...]
Here’s the Formula. What’s the Solution?
November 2009 Column By Don Sykes, President/CEO of Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board www.milwaukeewib.org Let’s start with what we already know: Like many other major cities, Milwaukee … [Read more...]