Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Young Person Breakfast


DATE: Sunday, January 19, 2020
LOCATION: Edgewood High School, Madison
PROGRAM: 8:00 -10:00 AM
TICKETS: Check back in November

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Recognition Breakfast celebrates students’ academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and service to their community.

The highlight of the Breakfast is the presentation of Outstanding Young Person Awards to nearly 200 middle and high school students of color in Dane County for their academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and service to the community. Martin Luther King Scholarships are presented to exceptional high school seniors.

The Breakfast is open to the public and is one of the oldest and most well attended family observations of the King Holiday in Wisconsin. Often selling out, over 800 people attend the Breakfast annually.

Unity Picnic

The 5th Annual Unity Picnic is a family friendly event with food, music, dance, face painting, and more! The event is held on the grounds of The Village on Park.

There is no cost to attend!

Check back later this spring for more details.

Madison Region Economic Development & Diversity Summit

The Urban League and MadREP will once again host the region’s premiere gathering focused making the Madison a model for economic inclusion and workforce diversity. The event will feature local and national speakers, a wide variety of break-out sessions, and ample networking opportunities. Attendees will represent the entire eight-county Madison Region, with an anticipated audience of 600 business executives, community leaders, economic development professionals, educators, elected officials, entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders.

Registration is now open at

Check back in early spring for a complete agenda.

Presenting Sponsors:
Alliant Energy
UW Health / Quartz Health Solutions, Inc. / UnityPoint Health – Meriter

Teen Summer Job Fair

Meet with employers looking to hire youth for summer jobs as well as a wide variety of programs that can help youth find and be successful at a job.

Date: Friday, March 29 (note that MMSD does not have school)
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM (arrive any time)
Location: 2222 S. Park Street

There is NO COST to attend, and pre-registration is NOT required.

Hosted by the Urban League of Greater Madison and the Youth Employment Network.

Madison Schools – MMSD will also be present to help attendees learn how some of these programs can help them meeting academic and career planning (ACP) goals AND earn school credit.

We have a great lineup of employers who will be present to discuss their summer job opportunities with you:

✓ Madison Mallards
✓ Madison Parks
✓ MSCR-Madison School & Community Recreation
✓ Henry Vilas Zoo
✓ YMCA of Dane County, Inc.
✓ DreamBikes – Madison West

We also have a great lineup of teen summer employer programs that can help teens get ready for jobs, and match them with internships

✓ Common Wealth Development
✓ Briarpatch Youth Services
✓ Goodman Community Center
✓ Operation Fresh Start
✓ CEOs of Tomorrow, Inc.
✓ Maydm
✓ conNEXTions

There will be two free shuttle bus pickups at:
658 S. Gammon Road
10 AM (return 11:30) & 12 PM (return 1:30)

My Brother’s Keeper Spring Break Gaming and Coding Day

Join us for the second annual My Brother’s Keeper Spring Break Gaming & Coding Day.

Learn about:
Computer coding
Video gaming
Careers in coding & gaming fields

Free to attend! Follow the Learn More link below to RSVP.

Workshops will be led by:
PerBlue | Mad Marker Studios | Acme Nerd Games, LLC | Gear Learning | Technical Motivator | Holos | Bump Studios

My Brother’s Keeper Madison is a partnership of Urban League of Greater Madison, City of Madison, Wisconsin Government, and 100 Black Men of Madison.

MBK Madison thanks Madison Public Library for co-hosting this event!