COA announces 2018 Skyline Music Series lineup!

2018-04-19T13:18:18+00:00

COA’s Skyline Music series will be held every Tuesday from 5:30 – 8:30 PM from July 10th to August 21st at the Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater in Kadish Park. The 2018 season, presented by Allen Silverstein Law Offices and Buddha Lounge, has a diverse musical lineup including reggae, classic R & B, pop, jazz, soul, funk, and [...]

COA Teens Visit Washington, D.C.

2018-04-13T14:33:23+00:00

Thanks to the generous support of Herb Kohl Philanthropies, a group of teens from COA’s Goldin Center got the incredible chance to take a 5-day trip to Washington, D.C.! During the week of March 26th, 34 teens and nine chaperones enjoyed five exciting days of sightseeing, historical and cultural tours, and college campus visits. Youth [...]

Buy a Giving Bag at Fresh Thyme and Direct your Donation to COA!

2018-04-04T09:52:08+00:00

We are happy to announce that COA Youth & family Centers will be receiving donations this April through the Fresh Thyme Giving Bag Program! The program offers a special Giving Bag featuring a Giving Tag. This tag allows Fresh Thyme shoppers to direct a $1 donation to qualifying non-profits. What a great opportunity for us to [...]

You’re Invited: COA’s 2018 Hollywood Gala

2018-01-25T14:26:45+00:00

While Hollywood’s brightest stars are honored at this year’s 90th Annual Academy Awards, COA will also be honoring the stars who support Milwaukee’s children and families. Join us at our 20th Annual Hollywood Gala for a night to celebrate our successes and supporters, and watch a live screening of the Academy Awards. Since 1906, COA [...]

2017 Annual Meeting Award Winners

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

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 [...]

Join the COA Community Champions by Becoming a Monthly Donor

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Introducing COA’s 2017 Parents of the Year

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

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 [...]

A message from COA on the recent events in Milwaukee

2016-12-22T14:11:06+00:00

Dear Friends, By now I am sure you are aware of the events that occurred in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood, which is about 20 blocks west of the COA Goldin Center.  Like so many others, I was concerned and the next morning I went to the Goldin Center to talk with Amani neighborhood residents and [...]

Announcing COA’s 2016 Parents of the Year!

2016-12-22T14:11:06+00:00

Every year COA gathers with community members to celebrate the power of positive parenting by recognizing outstanding parents here in Milwaukee. COA is proud to announce Peter and Natalia Feigin, as well as Nancy Pinter and Max Samson, as our 2016 honorees for the 34th annual Parents of the Year Luncheon! The future of our [...]