The Pursuit of Happiness Session June 22nd

A full day of entertainment with two music stages Kanopy Dance and the final two days of Madison Comedy Week. Of Course great food and drink and raffle ticket sales to benefit The Urban League of Greater Madison.

Pursuit of Happiness Main Stage June 22nd
11:00—12:00 –Kari Arnett
12:45–1:45– Evan Murdock and The Imperfect Strangers
2:15—3:30— Darren Sterud Jazz Orchestra
4:15– 5:30 –Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
6:15—7:30 — – Lilly Hiatt
8:15 – 9:45 – The JC Brooks Band
Kanopy Dancers on dance floor between sets

The Chicory Acoustic Stage June 22nd
11:00 – Noon—Graminy
12:30 – 1:30 – Paul Cebar
2:00 – 3:00 – The Kissers
3:30 – 4:30 – Lilly Hiatt
5:00 – 6:00—Rebecca Patek and Melissa Carper (Nashville)
6:30 – 7:30 – Wrenclaw
8:00 – 9:00 – Buffalo Gospel
9:30 – 11:00 – Madison Comedy Week featuring Kyle Kinane

The Pursuit of Happiness Main Stage June 23rd
11:00—12:00 – Wheelhouse
12:45–1:45— Les Poules a Colin
2:30—3:45 — The Cash Box Kings
4:30– 5:45 – Orquesta MAS
6:30—7:45 –Making Movies
8:30 – 9:45 – Tribu Baharu (Colombia)
Kanopy Dancers on dance floor between sets

The Chicory Stage June 23
11-30 –12:30 –Michael Brenneis & Plutonium Players
1:00 – 2:00 – Anders Svanoe Double Trio
2:30 –3 :30 –Making Movies
4:00 –5:00 – Cris Plata and Extra Hot
5:30 – 6:30 – Mal -O- Dua
7:00 – 8:00 – Les Poules a Colin (Quebec)
8:30 – 10:00 – Madison Comedy Week featuring Marina Franklin

Monthly General Body Meeting

You are invited!! Let your voice be heard…

The Guild is looking for new members who are skilled in the following areas:
• Event Planning
• Fundraising
• Advertising and Social Media
• Community Organization

Madison Urban League YP Welcome Orientation

You are invited to learn more about the Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals and the National Urban League Young Professionals.

Learn about how to get involved in Community Service, Professional Development and Civic Engagement!


The New Park Edge/Park Ridge Employment and Training Center. An exciting partnership between the City of Madison, the Urban League, and others.

ULGM Spring 2019 Graduation

Greetings Urban League Friends,

As a major financial supporter of the Urban League’s workforce development programs and/or our 1,500 Jobs campaign, we’d like to invite you to a graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 6th.

Graduation ceremony for three signature programs:

Foundations for the Trades: Provides job seekers with the foundational construction and work readiness skills needed for entry into the construction and skilled trades industry. Participants received over 100 hours of hands-on construction skills training on a real commercial construction site through our collaboration with Operation Fresh Start.

Foundations Central: Foundations Central is a collaboration between MMSD and the Urban League. The program serves students with special education needs who have dropped out or stopped attending school. Students’ complete their high school education with an MMSD teacher onsite at ULGM while simultaneously having access to the full complement of ULGM work readiness skills training and coaching resources.

Exact Sciences Academy: A 5-week accelerated career academy taught by Urban League and Exact Sciences staff to prepare job-seekers for careers with one of the region’s fastest-growing biotechnology companies. The program prepares individuals for great career pathway roles in both the customer case and lab processing areas.

Who: 30+ job training program and/or high school graduates

Invited speakers include Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Urban League CEO Dr. Ruben Anthony, representatives from MMSD, Exact Sciences, other employer partners, and program graduates.