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70 Low-Cost, Family-Friendly Things to Do (When it’s 70 or Warmer)

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

If you're like most of our staff, you've been waiting (im)patiently for the weather to turn nice so you can enjoy everything Milwaukee has to…

Small Group of CWA 6th Graders Tackled Big Issues

A group of 6th grade girls from Capitol West Academy met routinely throughout the 2017-2018 school year with the purpose of building self-esteem.…

Reflecting on Vel Phillips and Her Many Firsts

As a young girl, I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Vel Phillips. My grandmother worked at the Vel Phillips YWCA, located on North Teutonia Avenue,…

A Committee Committed to Wellness

Work committees provide cross-agency staff with reasons to interact with each other in ways that are informal yet productive. According to Bain &…

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From Bedside Nurse to Family-Centered Caregiver

Posted on Jun 17th, 2019 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

Michelle Spehr always wanted to make a difference. Growing up, she watched her mom, a pediatric nurse, have an impact on the lives of children every…

Family Services Supervisor Joins Panel About Vel Phillips

Posted on Mar 12th, 2019 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

On Feb. 28, Penny Liddell, SaintA family services supervisor, celebrated Black History Month along with FBI Milwaukee and several other notable…

Aspiring Women of Color Continues for Second Year

Posted on Mar 1st, 2019 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

On February 18, Aspiring Women of Color (AWOC) relaunched with an open house. The Affinity Group welcomed women of all colors, with a range of…

Event Explores Everyone’s Role in Race, Trauma and Healing

From a recorded welcome by Oprah Winfrey to input from a variety of local and nationally recognized experts, 1,400 people came together at the city's…

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What A Simple Test Can Say About Lifelong Traumas

Posted on Jun 18th, 2019 - By Elizabeth McLaren - 0 Comments

(From WisContext) Data from a multi-year survey in Wisconsin show just how prevalent ACEs are in the state. Featuring  Sara Daniel, SaintA's Vice…

Congrats Capitol West Academy Class of 2019!

Posted on Jun 13th, 2019 - By SaintA - 0 Comments

(CWAcademy.org) Our K4-8 Grade school is done for the year! Thirty-three 8th Graders are headed off to high school while the K5 class prepares to…

Q&A: Not Enough Apologies

Posted on Jun 11th, 2019 - By Elizabeth McLaren - 0 Comments

(From Wisconsin Public Television) An interview with Frederica Freyberg, producer of Not Enough Apologies, a Wisconsin Public Television documentary…

Trauma Informed Care in Wisconsin

Posted on Jun 10th, 2019 - By Elizabeth McLaren - 0 Comments

(From WisContext) Many Wisconsinites have experienced traumas in childhood, but their effects are not universal, nor are their burdens evenly…

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