• May 3, 2017

Black Cultural Center Grand Opening Celebration

Presented by UW-Madison

716 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706

Free and Open to the Public, Events all day 8:30 am – 9 pm (6:00 pm panel with community meal to follow)



  • May 3, 2017

2017 Project SOAR Mentor, Educator and Mentee Recognition Ceremony

Presented by 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.

Alumni Lounge Pyle Center 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706

Event cost $50 per person,  6:00 pm- 8:00 pm



  • May 5, 2017

First Fridays

Presented by Madison Network of Black Professionals

6pm-10pm Twist Bar & Grill, 6617 Odana Road, Madison, WI 53719

Free for members, $10 for guests



  • May 7, 2017

2017 African American Student Recognition

Hosted by Madison Links

1:30pm-4:30pm Madison Area Technical College – Truax Campus, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704





  • May 9, 2017 & May 23, 2017

Juneteenth Day Implementation Team (Planning meetings)

Hosted by Annie Weatherby-Flowers, Chair Kujichagulia MCSD, Inc.

6pm-7:30pm Tuesdays; Goodman Library,




  • May 11, 2017

The Madison Region’s Economic Development and Diversity Summit

Co-hosted by: Urban League of Greater Madison and Madison Region Economic Partnership

Monona Terrace Convention Center Madison, WI 53706

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  • May 15, 2017

Community Conversations with Chief Diversity Officers

Hosted by Madison Network of Black Professionals

5:30pm – 7:30pm, Wisconsin Institute of Discovery

Free event – Open to the Public

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  • May 18-May 20, 2017

2nd Annual Black Women’s Leadership Conference

Hosted by Sabrina Madison

6pm May 18 – 3:30pm May 20 Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, WI 53703

Tickets $9-$199





April 7, 2017
MNBP First Fridays
6:30-9:00 p.m. Twist Bar & Grill, 6617 Odana Rd. Madison, WI 53719

April 11, 2017
MNBP February Luncheon
Sponsor: United Way of Dane County

March 8, 2017
Improve Your Work Relationships by Overcoming Hidden Biases
Hosted by DreamBank
9:30am-10:30am DreamBank 1 N. Pinckney St., Madison, WI 53703
Free event
Register at:

March 11, 2017
2017 Men Who Cook Scholarship Fundraiser
Hosted by Kappa Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc in Madison, WI
2:00pm – 5:00pm Kromrey Middle School, 7009 Donna Dr, Middleton, WI 53562

March 12, 2017
Advocacy in Action
Hosted by the Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Fountain of Life Covenant Church and Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development
1:30pm – 3:00pm Fountain of Life Church, 633 W. Badger Road, Madison WI 53715
Open to the Public

March 12, 2017
The Madison Shamrock Shuffle
Hosted by Madison Shamrock Shuffle
10:00 am – 1:00pm State Street, Madison WI 53703
Money from race donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County and the Children’s Dyslexia Center

March, 14, 2017
Madison for Ali Muldrow & Mo Cheeks! Fundraiser
Hosted by Alder Maurice Cheeks and Li Muldrow for School Board
5:30pm-7:30pm Cargo Coffee 1309 S Park Street, Madison, WI 53715
Donations accepted at door

March 16, 2017
Madison School Board Candidate Forum
Hosted by Capital Times
6:30pm – 8:00pm Madison West High School, 30 Ash St, Madison, WI 53726
Free Event

March 23, 2017 – MEMBERS ONLY EVENT****
Challenging Racial Battle Fatigue
Joint session MNBP and ULGMYP hosted and sponsored by MG&E
5:30pm-7:00pm Madison Gas & Electric 133 South Blair Street, Madison, WI 53703
Free event…refreshments will be served