11:00 am11:00

Planned Parenthood "Share Our Vision" Luncheon, Milwaukee

  • Harley Davidson Museum

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Where: Harley Davidson Museum: 400 West Canal Street, Milwaukee 53203. Plentiful surface parking available onsite. 

11 a.m. Registration and Reception
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Program
To register, contact Megan Holbrook, megan.holbrook@ppwi.org or go online athttps://support.ppwi.org/SOVMKE2015?srctid=1&erid=24199&trid=f6a5185b-c860-4d5c-9833-32b835846377.

5:00 pm17:00

Planned Parenthood "Share Our Vision" Dinner, Madison

  • Overture Center for the Arts

Public fundraiser hosted by Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI

5-6 p.m. Registration and Reception
6-8 p.m. Dinner and Program

Pricing Table of 10 $750 to $5000
Individual Ticket $80

To register, contact Megan Holbrook,  megan.holbrook@ppwi.org or go online athttps://support.ppwi.org/SOVMKE2015?srctid=1&erid=24199&trid=f6a5185b-c860-4d5c-9833-32b835846377 

WWN Fall Networking Event
5:30 pm17:30

WWN Fall Networking Event

  • Francesca's Al Lago

Join the Wisconsin Women's Network as we host professional women from across the Madison area for a night of networking! Get to know the amazing mentors and students in our WWN Mentorship Program while snacking on free appetizers. The event is free and open to the public for all who would like to attend!

"Women on Topic" Brown Bag: "Take Back the Bike Path": A Call to Action
12:00 pm12:00

"Women on Topic" Brown Bag: "Take Back the Bike Path": A Call to Action

  • American Family DreamBank

In response to a brutal attack of a woman walking on a downtown Madison bike path, Dayna Long organized a "Take Back the Bike Path" Facebook Event and galvanized almost 3,000 people to join her. At our October Brown Bag, Dayna will reflect on the event and lead a discussion to talk about how our communities can respond to eliminate rape culture. Organizations working to stop violence against women will join the discussion and connect attendees to opportunities to continue the momentum and fight for the right of everyone to live free from the threat of violence.

Jun 7

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Annual Meeting

  • Best Western Hotel Chequamegon

"Ensuring a Healthy Environment and a Strong Economy for All" is the theme of this year's LWVWI Annual Meeting. Featured speakers include Esteban Chiriboga and Dawn White, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission; Jody Knauss, Center for Media & Democracy; and Tim Fitz, Northland College.

5:00 pm17:00

May Feminism on Tap - Madison

Join your favorite feminists for the May installment of Feminism on Tap. We will gather in the bar area, and perhaps move out to the patio of the weather is nice.

Feminism on Tap is a monthly happy hour happening on the first Wednesday of every month. The happy hour rotates hosts and venues and is a collaboration of the Wisconsin Women's Network, Wisconsin NOW, NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin, 9to5 Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, and Zonta Club of Madison. It's an opportunity for women's rights advocates and other community members to mingle, support each other, develop ideas for collaboration, and discuss local efforts to advance women and girls in Wisconsin. 

12:00 pm12:00

May "Women on Topic" Brown Bag: Harness the Power of Your LinkedIn Network

  • DreamBank

Being ON LinkedIn isn't enough. You need to proactively implement a strategy for using the platform in order to see results. During our time together, we will discuss a number of easy to implement strategies for growing and engaging your network of clients, prospects and referral partners. You will leave with actionable steps that you can do in 15 minutes a day to harness the power of your LinkedIn network.

Cathy Yerges is a LinkedIn trainer and social media consultant. She founded BG3 LLC to help professionals engage with their clients and build relationships with their prospects. BG3 is based in Madison, Wisconsin and helps companies grow their business three ways; through social media, email marketing and LinkedIn lead generation. To learn more, visit us at BG3LLC.com.

5:30 pm17:30

WWN Mentorship Program Networking Event

  • The University Club

Join the Wisconsin Women's Network and successful women from across Madison for a night of professional networking! Meet the mentors and students participating in the WWN Mentorship Program as you enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks. A cash bar will also be available. 

6:30 pm18:30

The Women's Center Fashion Show

  • Country Springs Hotel

Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Country Springs Hotel

6:30pm Registration

Silent Auction, Raffle, Dinner and Fashion Show

Tickets are $75 each or $750 for a table of 10.

6:30 pm – Registration, Silent Auction and Raffle Ticket Sales

7:45 pm – Dinner Served

8:30 pm – Fashion Show Begins

Proceeds benefit The Women’s Center’s free programs and services that help women and children heal and break the cycle of violence.

For more information contact Dana at 262.522.3805 or


To sponsor this event, contact Ken Genin at 262.522.3812 orKGenin@twcwaukesha.org

5:00 pm17:00

A Fund for Women Annual Event

  • Monona Terrace

Friends, supporters, and anyone interested in learning more about A Fund For Women are invited to join us for their annual fundraising event, “An Evening Together.”

Stay tuned for more details!

4:00 pm16:00

A Fund for Women: An Evening Together

  • Monona Terrace

Friends, supporters, and anyone interested in learning more about A Fund For Women are invited to join us for our annual fundraising event, “An Evening Together.”
Stay tuned in upcoming months for more information, but save the date for next year:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Monona Terrace
Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703

5:30 pm17:30

Futures Free From Violence (The Women's Center)

  • Milwaukee Athletic Club Lounge

Team up against family violence!

Join us for Futures Free From Violence: Team Trivia Night!

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Milwaukee Athletic Club Lounge (758 N Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202).
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door

Event Features:

  • Team Trivia Contest with prizes for winners
  • Appetizers and Drinks
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Wine and Craft Beer Pull

All proceeds benefit The Women’s Center’s free programs and services that help women and children heal and break the cycle of violence.

To sponsor this event contact Dana at 262.522.3805 or ddossett@twcwaukesha.org.

Thank you to our 2014 Event Sponsors!

Silver Sponsor
Al and Mary Ellen Froehlich
Bronze Sponsors
Town Bank
Sharon and Richard Wood

Sep 24

WI State AFL-CIO 28th Biennial Convention

  • La Crosse Center

The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Twenty-Eighth Biennial Convention will be held September 22-24, 2014 at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, WI. 
Registration will take place on Sunday, September 21, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and again on Monday, September 22, at 7:30 a.m. and the Convention will convene at 10:00 a.m. The Convention will continue in session through Wednesday, September 24, until the business of the Convention is completed. 


11:30 am11:30

9th Annual We Can End Domestic Violence Luncheon

  • Monona Terrace Convention Center

This Year's Special Guest-Brenda Clubine.
Brenda Clubine was convicted of first-degree murder in 1983, and sentenced to 16 years to life for the death of her husband, who was abusive and had threatened to kill her. While incarcerated at the California Institution for Women, she founded the group Convicted Women Against Abuse (CWAA). Her story is featured in the domestic violence documentary film Sin by Silence http://www.sinbysilence.com/

To register online visit : http://www.endabusewi.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=11

or Contact:

Mary Jo Elert

End Domestic Abuse WI

Development & Membership Coordinator

1245 E. Washington Ave · Madison WI 53703

(608) 255-0539, ext 305 • mjelert@endabusewi.org

11:30 am11:30

Women's Fund Luncheon

Planning is underway for the fourteenth annual Women's Fund Luncheon to be held on September 11, 2014.   Save the date!

Sep 12

GWAAR Wisconsin Aging Network Conference

  • Kalahari Resort

Save the date for GWAAR's 2014 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference to be held September 10-12, 2014, at the Kalahari Convention Center & Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The theme will be Think Big! and conference focus areas will be healthy aging: mind, body, spirit; advocacy;diversity and inclusion in aging; leadership development; and turning challenges into opportunities.

Dr. Larry Polivka, Executive Director of The Claude Pepper Center and Scholar-in-Residence with The Claude Pepper Foundation, Inc., will discuss the relationship between aging programs and health and long-term care systems and how aging programs should position themselves for the future.

Dr. Polivka’s keynote address is made possible with the generous support of the Milwaukee County Department on Aging.


Sep 11

AIAA, End Abuse, and WCASA Fall Statewide Directors Meeting

  • The Landmark Resort

Directors of Wisconsin tribal and non-tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs are invited to attend this semiannual meeting to share and learn from each other. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin co-sponsors the meeting with American Indians Against Abuse and the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

The Directors Meeting will begin on September 10 at 9:00 AM and end on September 11 at 4:30 PM.  The program is still being finalized, but it will include several key topic areas: 1) Alcohol, Drugs and Mental Health: What We Need to Know for Our Work; 2) Developing Financial Resources for Your Organization (participants will choose between grant writing or fund development tracks); and 3) The New Confidentiality, with WCASA and End Abuse attorneys Ian Henderson and Tess Meuer.

To register, click HERE.

3:00 pm15:00

ACLU-WI Milwaukee Chapter Annual Meeting

  • North Shore Presbyterian Church

Join the Milwaukee Chapter of the ACLU of Wisconsin for their annual meeting, “Safeguarding our Future: Education & Civil Liberties”!

With featured speaker Barbara Miner.

Barbara Miner, who has worked as a reporter, writer and editor for nearly 40 years, will receive the Eunice Z. Edgar Lifetime Achievement award.

For more than 20 years, Miner has helped lead the local and national fight against school privatization, in particular the voucher movement, and defend the inherent link between public education and democracy.

She has written for the New York Times, the Nation and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where she currently blogs for the Purple Wisconsin project.

She is the author of the recent book “Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City” (New York: New Press, 2013).

The book won the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize, awarded annually by New Press to celebrate authors “who share Studs Terkel’s commitment to exploring aspects of America that are underrepresented by mainstream media.”

She is also the former managing editor of the educational publisher Rethinking Schools, and has co-edited numerous books on education, including “Rethinking Columbus.” Her two daughters graduated from public schools in Milwaukee.

Miner has a bachelor’s degree in journalism, a master’s degree in English literature and an associate degree in photography. In 2008 she received a Mary L. Nohl Fellowship, which led to a 60-page photo essay on North Avenue, beginning at the lakefront in Milwaukee and ending 16 miles later in Pewaukee.

4:00 pm16:00

A Night Out with A Fund for Women

  • Hilldale Shopping Center

Hilldale and Ulla Eyewear will host A Night Out with A Fund For Women on Wednesday, August 20th, 4:00pm-7:00pm. Participating businesses and restaurants will offer a range of specials, discounts, coupons, and free merchandise to attendees. Come by to enjoy a drawing, networking, and champagne! Start in the atrium of Hilldale and then enjoy a night out with your friends and have a great night shopping and supporting A Fund For Women!

1:00 pm13:00

OutReach Pride Parade

  • Central Park

OutReach Pride Parade

Sunday, August 10th, 2014, 1pm to 5pm
Wisconsin State Capitol, 2 East Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53703

OutReach is hosting the Pride Parade in Madison Wisconsin this year. A rally and entertainment will follow.

Setup starts at 11:00 am. Vehicles and floats should arrive by 12:00 noon. We will stage at Central Park at 1:00 pm. The parade will step off at 2:00 pm. The rally and entertainment will start about 3:00 pm. The event will end by 5:00 pm.

We have a new route thanks to Mayor Paul Soglin and the City of Madison' Street Use Committee. We will stage in the new Central Park, march down Ingersol to Williamson Street, up Willy St., cross Blair, march up Wilson and then up King St. to the Capitol Square. We will march around the Square and then have a rally and entertainment at the top of State St.

Sponsors include Woof's Madison, Plan B, Madison WI, FIVE Nightclub, Our Lives Magazine, Fair Wisconsin, and PFLAG.

Our Planning Committee members include: Ryan Petty, President, Angie Alcorta, Board member, Steve Starkey, Executive Director, Brian Poncé, Publications Director, Patrick Farabaugh, John Smallwood, Corey Gresen, Dino Maniaci, Dave Eick, Derwin Leigh

More details will be made available soon.

CLICK HERE to download the Vendor Information Packet and Parade Participation Application Form

Click here for the OUTREACH PRIDE PAGE


6:00 pm18:00

The Women's Center Summer Evening

  • Chenequa Country Club

Heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, live music, silent and live auctions

Tickets are $150 each. Proceeds benefit The Women’s Center’s free programs and services that help women and children heal and break the cycle of violence.

Event Details:

6:00pm: Passed hors d’oeuvres, open bar, silent auction and live music
7:00pm: Tabled hors d’oeuvres and desserts
7:40pm-8:00pm: Brief presentation and live auction
8:00pm-10:30pm: Socializing and live music continue; cash bar

For more information contact Dana at 262.522.3805 or

To sponsor this event, contact Ken Genin at 262.522.3812 or

Aug 8

Wilma's Fund 2014 PRIDE Kickoff Show

  • 5 Nightclub

Willma's Fund 2014 PRIDE Kickoff Show

Thursday, August 7th, 9pm

FIVE Nightclub
5 Applegate Crt, Madison WI 53713

Join us for Willma's Fund Pre PRIDE Kickoff Show at FIVE Nightclub!

We have a great lineup in store for you!

Willma's Fund Founder: WILLMA FLYNN-STONE, Co-host, Ravyn Entertainment Founder: THE CONTESSA PIRAHNA

National US Proud Pageants Titleholders:

Miss Gay Days:


From the House of Avalon:

RE's First Recruited Entertainer and WI Drag Royalty:

RE Member and Co-Owner of Glitter Stage Productions:

FIVE Nightclub Comedy Queen:

All money raised will go to the Willma's Fund project at OutReach to help combat LGBT Homelessness in Dane County.

Remember: The OutReach Pride Parade is Sunday, August 10th!! Be sure to be out and Proud! for more information on Pride, go to OutReach LGBT Community Center or www.lgbtoutreach.org and click on the "PRIDE" tab!!

For more information on this event, contact Brian Ponce

8:30 am08:30

Legal Advocacy: Beyond the Basics

  • Stoney Creek Inn

At this training you will learn about legislative changes to restraining orders, including firearms surrender, and other important areas of the law.  We will address questions such as, “What are the ramifications if a victim leaves the state with her children?”  “What is the role of—and how do I work with—the Guardian ad Litem?”  This training assumes a basic understanding of restraining orders and the family law process in Wisconsin.  If you are new to legal advocacy we recommend that prior to attending this training, you listen to the following recorded webinars:

  • Restraining Orders in 2014: Current and Pending Changes (January 13, 2014)
  • The Divorce Process in WI: Overview & Resources (April 14, 2014)
  • When a Person Relocates: What Advocates Need to Know (January 13, 2014)

Links to recorded webinars are available to members only, on the End Abuse website.  Contact Morgan Young (morgany@wcadv.org) or Tess Meuer (tessm@wcadv.org) for additional guidance.  

Click HERE to find recorded End Abuse webinars.

The registration fee for this training is $25, which includes lunch and training materials.

Click HERE to register for this training.

Aug 8

Safe Healthy Strong 2014: Sharing, Listening, Learning

  • School of Public Health, UW Milwaukee

Embody, the Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin education and training programs, is excited to present its third annual education conference Safe Healthy Strong 2014: Sharing, Listening, Learning. #safehealthystrong

WHEN: Pre-conference: August 6 | Conference: August 7-8

INFO: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-wisconsin/education/resources-for-professionals/shsconference/

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. (SEP4464) is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 13.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 13.5.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886673158-2850) for 13.5 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

12:00 pm12:00

Mid-Day Women's Alliance Golf Outing & Clinic

Every year the Mid-Day Women’s Alliance hosts a Golf Outing and Clinic to raise money to help an organization within our community. In 2013, the proceeds from the outing benefited the Center for Suicide Awareness as well as the Mid-Day Women’s Alliance Scholarship Fund. Mark your calendars for the 2014 outing which will be held on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014.