Coffee With… Brad Schlaikowski, Co-Founder and ED of Courage MKE


  • March 12, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an opportunity to connect with last year’s Distinguished Leader Award Winner, Brad  Schlaikowski! In 2015 Brad and his husband, Nick founded Courage MKE. Their mission is to fuel a collaborative movement to provide housing, resources, and services needed for displaced and homeless LGBTQ+ youth in Milwaukee to thrive. In March 2019, Courage MKE opened Wisconsin’s first home for displaced LGBTQ+ youth on Milwaukee’s south side serving youth ages 12-17 from across the state.

2021 Annual Awards Ceremony


  • March 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join YNPN Milwaukee as we celebrate our nonprofit sector and leaders! This year’s free virtual event features the networking and community-building, PLUS the opportunity to learn something new through mini-sessions! We will also announce our Emerging and Distinguished Leader Award Winners, and our Ilona Nicole Memorial Scholarship winner! You do not need to be a member to attend. So grab a glass, invite a friend, and let’s celebrate!

Coffee with… Devin Hudson, ED at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center!


  • April 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a member-exclusive discussion with Devin Hudson, the Executive Director at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center! Devin Hudson has worked at SSNC for over seven years. In May of 2019 Devin was promoted to Executive Director. Prior to serving as ED, Devin held the position of SSNC’s Development Director for five years Her work experience also includes roles the for-profit world, including at total of 13 years as an account executive at Milwaukee Ratio Group and Clear Channel Radio. Devin holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Professional Communication from Alverno College.