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2018-01-04T13:47:58+00:00

Fit 4 You Brings the Joy of Exercise to COA Children

Every Friday morning at COA's Burke Early Education Center, something unexpected happens; young children from Milwaukee's Amani Neighborhood join a fitness instructor for two hours of morning exercise. Children at COA have been enjoying this physical programming for two years now, thanks to a partnership with Fit 4 You, Traveling Trainer. Fit 4 You provides on-going body and [...]

2017-12-18T11:14:11+00:00

2017 Annual Meeting Award Winners

COA honored four outstanding individuals and organizations for their leadership and service this fall at our annual meeting. The event brought COA board members, volunteers, staff, and community partners together at the Wisconsin Club to hear about another incredibly successful year for COA. We also held an awards ceremony to honor the following organizations and [...]

2017-12-06T13:15:49+00:00

Join the COA Community Champions by Becoming a Monthly Donor

For over 110 years, COA has made positive changes to Milwaukee’s most distressed neighborhoods. Each year, COA aims to provide even more of Milwaukee’s youth and families with our quality services. In order to reach our goal, COA relies on the generous support of donors like you to change the lives of people all over [...]

2017-11-20T09:21:10+00:00

COA Celebrates National STEM Day with Kohl’s Explore Your Future Program!

On Wednesday, November 8th, COA celebrated National STEM Day with a STEM Exploration event at our Goldin Center (2320 W. Burleigh Street). National STEM Day is a holiday that encourages youth to explore their passions for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. 90 youth from our pre-teen and teen programs attended COA’s STEM Exploration event, where [...]

2017-09-05T11:46:55+00:00

Discovery World’s STEM Camps Inspire, Educate, and Captivate Young Scientists

This summer, over 40 COA youth benefited from generous scholarships from Discovery World to participate in the beloved Milwaukee museum’s Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) day camps. Each of the week-long sessions led children through in-depth exploration of scientific concepts taught through fun, hands-on projects and individualized instruction. Over 1405 individual students attended at [...]

2017-07-28T15:33:20+00:00

Kohl’s Explore Your Future STEM Showcase!

Over 125 youth competed in the Kohl’s Explore Your Future STEM Program Showcase this past Friday at COA’s Goldin Center (2320 W. Burleigh Street). Throughout the two hour event youth were challenged to work as teams to complete physics and engineering experiments. Preteens from Auer Avenue School, Hopkins-Lloyd CommunitY School, O.W. Holmes School, the COA [...]

2017-09-05T11:42:32+00:00

Introducing COA’s 2017 Parents of the Year

We are excited to recognize Linda Gorens-Levey & Michael Levey and Suzanne & Michael Hupy as COA’s 2017 Parents of the Year!  This award recognizes two wonderful couples for their outstanding community service and their role as great parents.  One of our primary goals at COA is to provide the support that parents need to [...]

2017-05-24T12:18:43+00:00

76 preschoolers graduate from Milwaukee’s HIPPY program, ready for school!

Congratulations to the seventy-six preschoolers who graduated from Milwaukee’s HIPPY program on Saturday, May 13th! HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is an internationally renowned early literacy and parental engagement program that has been shown to help kids get ready to succeed when they enter school; the Milwaukee HIPPY program is provided by [...]

2017-04-10T11:18:18+00:00

Baby Box University – Milwaukee Launch!

COA Youth & Family Centers is committed to helping mothers reach their greatest potential by providing the tools and support they need to succeed. We are thrilled to announce a brand-new partnership between COA, Stork & Company Wisconsin, and the Baby Box Company to provide vital supplies and educational resources for new parents living in [...]

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COA Youth & Family Centers helps Milwaukee children, teens, and families reach their greatest potential through a continuum of educational, recreational, and social work programs offered through its urban community centers and rural camp facility. As a multicultural agency, COA values diversity and cooperation, and promotes growth and positive social interaction.

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