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Date(s) - October 26, 2022
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

War Memorial Center

Event Schedule

 Reception: 5:30pm  Program: 6:15 – 8:00pm 


War Memorial Center – Memorial Hall (3rd Floor)
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Free Valet Parking at Main Entrance and Free Self-Parking in Surface Lot.

Event Agenda

5:30 pm – In-Person Reception with Appetizers and beverages

6:15 pm – Welcome: John Yopps, Jewish Family Services – President and CEO

6:25 pm – 2022 Highlights and Introduction of JFS Board of Directors: Adam Witkov, Jewish Family Services – Board Chair

6:35 pm – Financial Report – Randy Nelson Treasurer

6:45 pm – Donor and Volunteer Recognition – Marlene Lauwasser, Chair – Fund Development Committee

6:55 pm – 2022 JFS Housing Highlights and Introduction of JFS Housing Board of Directors – Laurie Biskowitz, Board Chair

7:15 pm – Guest Speaker: Judge Derek Mosley, Chief Judge, Milwaukee Municiple Court

8:00 pm – Closing: Adam Witkov, Jewish Family Services – Board Chair

You are invited to attend our 2022 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 26th at 5:30pm. Join us to learn more about Jewish Family Services, our mission and services to nearly 2,500 individuals in the greater Milwaukee area.   In-person registration is closed but you can attend virtually via YouTube.

Please use this link for access:

We are thrilled to announce Judge Derek Mosley as our guest speaker.

“Unconscious Bias-Knowing What You Don’t Know” has offered national and international audiences a deeper understanding of unconscious bias and the influence it has on interpersonal interactions, and outcomes that can disadvantage both individuals and groups of people in our society.

Judge Derek Mosley, Chief Judge of the Milwaukee Municipal Court is known for his personal passion and trailblazing efforts to impact the criminal justice and launch innovative crime fighting initiatives. Judge Mosely was inducted into the Milwaukee Community Journal’s Academy of Legends, named one of the Philanthropic 5 by the United Way, recipient of the Dean Howard B. Eisenberg Public Service Award from Marquette University Law School, voted “Jurist of the Year” by the Justinian Society of Lawyers, Professional of the Year by ONEMKE & The United Way, named Law Enforcement Official of the Year by Safe & Sound, received the William C. Frye Civic Engagement Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, was named “Milwaukeean of the Year” and “Milwaukee’s Most Trusted Public Official” by the Shepherd Express, was inducted into the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame, and received the Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award from the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

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