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  • The Jackson Jones Bell Grant | Uptown Society

    CAMPANA DE JACKSON JONES CONCEDER PRIMAVERA 2024 #DIVERSIDADESDOPE | #JJBGRANT

  • VOTING IS DOPE! | Uptown Society

    REPUBLICAN PARTY WEBSITE The GOP platform will restore the American dream through economic growth, protecting constitutional freedoms, and ensuring election integrity. CHAIRPERSON MICHAEL WHATLEY The Republican Party, often called the GOP (short for “Grand Old Party”) is one of two major political parties in the United States. Founded in 1854 as a coalition opposing the extension of slavery into Western territories, the Republican Party fought to protect the rights of African Americans after the Civil War. Today’s GOP is generally socially conservative, and favors smaller government, less regulation, lower taxes and less federal intervention in the economy. Republican Presidents (19): Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893), James A. Garfield (1831-1881), Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886), Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901), William McKinley (1843-1901), Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), William Howard Taft (1857-1930), Warren G. Harding (1865-1923), Calvin, Coolidge (1872-1933), Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Richard Nixon (1913-1994), Gerald Ford (1913-2006), Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), George H. W. Bush (1924-2018), George W. Bush (bom 1946), Donald Trump (born 1946) DEMOCRATIC PARTY WEBSITE We’re fighting for a brighter, more equal future: rolling up our sleeves and organizing everywhere to build a better America for all. CHAIRPERSON JAIME HARRISON The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States, and the nation’s oldest existing political party. After the Civil War, the party dominated in the South due to its opposition to civil and political rights for African Americans. After a major shift in the 20th century, today’s Democrats are known for their association with a strong federal government and support for minority, women’s and labor rights, environmental protection and progressive reforms. Democratic Presidents (16): Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), James K. Polk (1795-1849), Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), James Buchanan (1791-1868), Andrew Johnson (1808-1875), Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973), Jimmy Carter (born 1924), Bill Clinton (born 1946), Barack Obama (born 1961), Joe Biden (born 1942) ​ Proposed and Revised Election Rules (1846 - 1848) In 1846, as Wisconsin prepared for statehood, voting rules expanded to include white male citizens above 21 who had lived in the territory for six months. The draft constitution of 1846 proposed allowing African Americans to vote, but this was rejected by voters. Revised state constitution in 1848 limited voting to white male citizens aged 21 or older, with residency requirements. ​ ​ 1960 - 1999 Democrats gained momentum in the 1960s, winning key elections and solidifying their presence in the state. Wisconsin experienced fluctuations, leaning towards Republicans in some presidential elections but voting Democrat in others. The 1980s saw Democrats dominate presidential elections in Wisconsin, beginning a streak lasting until 2012. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Early and Absentee Voting Early voting and absentee voting are accessible options for Wisconsin voters, allowing participation before Election Day. The state permits no-excuse absentee voting, enabling voters to request mail-in ballots without providing a reason. ​ Gerrymandering and Redistricting ​ Districts for congressional and state legislative seats are drawn by the state legislature, subject to gubernatorial approval or judicial intervention. Gerrymandering has been a contentious issue, impacting political representation and electoral outcomes in Wisconsin. ​ ​ ​ Partisan Polarization ​ Partisan divisions and power struggles have shaped Wisconsin's electoral landscape, leading to contentious policy debates and legal battles. Gerrymandering and political maneuvering have exacerbated tensions, impacting democratic governance and representation. EARLY VOTING HISTORY ​ The First Elections (1820s - 1830s) Voting in Wisconsin began in the 1820s, with the first known vote recorded in Green Bay in 1825. Initially, voting rights were limited to white male citizens above the age of 21 and inhabitants of the territory. The legislative assembly of 1838 regulated general elections, requiring voters to be free white male citizens or naturalized foreigners with six months' residence in the territory. Suffrage Expansion (1866 - 1919) African Americans gained the right to vote in Wisconsin in 1866, following Ezekiel Gillespie's legal challenge. Women's suffrage was achieved with the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1919. Wisconsin played a pivotal role in expanding suffrage rights, often leading its peers in the Midwest and nationally. POLITICAL SHIFTS AND TRENDS Pre - 1960s Wisconsin was predominantly Republican throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Exceptions included Democratic victories in select presidential elections, notably for Franklin D. Roosevelt. The 1960s marked a significant shift towards Democrats in Wisconsin politics. ​ 21st Century Wisconsin became a swing state in presidential elections, with narrow margins determining outcomes. Republicans made significant gains in the early 2000s, controlling key offices and the state legislature. The state's political status remained closely contested, evident in recent elections and partisan battles. VOTING SYSTEM PRACTICES Voter Registration and ID Laws Wisconsin residents can register to vote online, by mail, or in person, with same-day registration available. Voter ID laws require presentation of acceptable forms of identification, including driver's licenses and passports. Electioneering and Voting Rights Electioneering is prohibited within 100 feet of polling locations, ensuring a fair voting environment. Convicted felons regain voting rights upon completing their sentences, promoting reintegration into civic life. CHALLENGES AND CONTROVERSIES Voter Access and Equity Wisconsin has faced challenges in maintaining voter access, including restrictive voter ID laws and changes to voting procedures. Controversies over ballot boxes, voter registration, and electioneering have highlighted the need for equitable voting practices. Wisconsin's voting history is a reflection of its evolving political landscape and the ongoing struggle for equal rights and representation. Since the 1820s, the state has seen significant changes in voting laws, demographics, and political affiliations. Understanding Wisconsin's voting history and systems is essential for comprehending its political dynamics and the challenges it faces in ensuring fair and accessible elections. Wisconsin's voting history and systems reflect its journey towards inclusive democracy and the ongoing quest for fair and accessible elections. From early suffrage movements to modern-day challenges, the state has navigated political shifts, legal reforms, and social movements to uphold the principles of representative governance. Understanding Wisconsin's electoral dynamics is crucial for addressing current issues, promoting voter participation, and safeguarding democratic principles for future generations. VOTING TERMS TO KNOW Bipartisanship – When two opposing political parties agree or compromise on an issue in order to pass legislation. ​ Caucus – A conference where political party members select candidates to represent the interests of the party. ​ Conservative – A citizen who identifies with the Republican Party and its philosophies/policies. ​ Constituency – A specific area in which an elected member of office represents. ​ Constituent – An individual who emanates from the same geographic area as the elected official who represents them. ​ Delegate – An individual who has been elected to represent a group of people in a political setting. ​ Gerrymandering – A process that manipulates electoral district boundaries to favor one party or candidate over another. Incumbent – The incumbent is the current holder of an office or position who is running for re-election in that position. ​ Independent – A citizen or politician who does not affiliate with any political party. Liberal – A citizen who leans toward the Democratic Party and the part of the party platform that suggests the government should support social and political change. Libertarian – A supporter of minimal state intervention in the lives of citizens and advocates for more free choice for citizens. ​ Moderate – An individual who prescribes to the philosophies and policies that would be considered “in the middle” on political issues. They do not prescribe to extreme left or right policies. ​ Non-Partisan – Non-partisan refers to issues, proposals or elections that do not identify with any political party. For example, proposals to continue funding for public libraries or zoos are non-partisan. The city clerk’s office is also non-partisan as they are responsible for administering elections. Partisan – A citizen who strongly agrees with and supports a particular political party. ​ Partisanship – A bias or favor toward a particular political party. Plurality – In an election, the candidate with the highest percentage of votes from the electorate wins the election. Progressive – A person who identifies with a particular political philosophy that has been termed progressive. Progressives think that the resources of the government should be used to solve the problems of the people. Radical – An individual who takes a position outside of the status quo or generally accepted notions. ​ Super PAC – A Political Action Committee that makes no contributions to candidates or parties but makes independent expenditures in federal races – running ads or sending mail or communicating in other ways with messages that specifically advocate the election or defeat of a specific candidate. ​ DISCOVER MORE VOTING TERMS ELECTION GLOSSARY VOTER RESOURCES CONSENSUS ELECTORAL MAP MY VOTE WI VOTING INFORMATION ELECTION DAY VOTING GUIDE VOTE 411 WISCONSIN VOTING METHODS FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE VOTER REGISTRATION (APPLICATION PACKET)

  • Gallery | Uptown Society

    UPTOWN FOTOS Corks & Charcuterie An evening of unparalleled sophistication at Corks & Charcuterie. Corks & Charcuterie An evening of unparalleled sophistication at Corks & Charcuterie. Corks & Charcuterie An evening of unparalleled sophistication at Corks & Charcuterie. Corks & Charcuterie An evening of unparalleled sophistication at Corks & Charcuterie. 1/37 NETWORKING FOR DUMMIES A new and refreshing networking experience. NETWORKING FOR DUMMIES A new and refreshing networking experience. NETWORKING FOR DUMMIES A new and refreshing networking experience. NETWORKING FOR DUMMIES A new and refreshing networking experience. 1/30 THE GIDDY HORSEBACK RIDING THROUGH McMILLER HEAD TRAIL. THE GIDDY THE GIDDY THE GIDDY HORSEBACK RIDING THROUGH McMILLER HEAD TRAIL. 1/43 STROKE A SIP N' STROKE SPEED DATING EXPERIENCE. STROKE STROKE STROKE A SIP N' STROKE SPEED DATING EXPERIENCE. 1/96 WELIT: FINANCIAL LITERACY TOUR WILLS, TRUSTS, AND LIFE INSURANCE EDUCATION. WELIT: FINANCIAL LITERACY TOUR Financial Literacy Tour. WELIT: FINANCIAL LITERACY TOUR WELIT: FINANCIAL LITERACY TOUR WILLS, TRUSTS, AND LIFE INSURANCE EDUCATION. 1/16 Sweets & Wine A social experience like no other. Sweets & Wine A social experience like no other. Sweets & Wine A social experience like no other. Sweets & Wine A social experience like no other. 1/39

  • About | Uptown Society

    QUIÉN ES ¿UPTOWN SOCIETY? Welcome to Uptown Society, your gateway to vibrant experiences and inclusive community engagement in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Founded on the principle that diversity enriches our experiences, we are dedicated to fostering inclusivity and meaningful connections for all residents and visitors alike. ​ Our mission is simple yet profound: to unify Milwaukee's multicultural landscape through innovative and inspiring experiences. At Uptown Society, we believe that diversity isn't just something to acknowledge – it's something to celebrate. That's why our motto is "Diversity is Dope." We're all about bringing different faces together in different places to have a fantastic time. ​ From lively evenings at the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to adventurous fishing outings, we curate diverse events designed to appeal to everyone. We aim to ensure that everyone, regardless of background, feels welcome and included in the fun. ​ But our commitment goes beyond just hosting events. We're committed to giving back to the communities and city that raised us. That's why we reinvest 50% of our event profits into community outreach initiatives, focusing on providing free experiences and authentic events for young adults. ​ Uptown Society isn't just about events – it's about forging meaningful connections with all corners of Milwaukee. We actively engage with multicultural entities and social groups to ensure that our offerings reflect and include our city's rich and evolving tapestry. ​ As we continue our journey, we're seeking to expand our impact and reach new heights. Your support is not just important; it's everything to us. With your help, we can spread the word about our mission, enhance our technical capabilities, and further enrich the experiences we offer. Your support is what makes Uptown Society thrive. NUESTRO MISIÓN PARA UNIFICAR EL PAISAJE MULTICULTURAL DE MILWAUKEE A TRAVÉS DE EXPERIENCIAS INNOVADORAS E INSPIRADORAS. SIGUE A @UPTOWNMKE SIGUE A @UPTOWNMKE SIGUE A @UPTOWNMKE DESCARGAR FOLLETO

  • Milwaukee's Music Scene Unveiled: Beats Beers & Brats | Uptown Society

    HOW TO SUBMIT Welcome to Beats, Beers & Brats – the ultimate guide to Milwaukee's music scene! Uptown Society presents this monthly Spotify playlist as a tribute to the vibrant musical talent thriving in Milwaukee. While the city is renowned for its beer culture, its diverse music scene often goes unnoticed. Our open-format playlist is designed to illuminate both emerging talents and established stars from Milwaukee. Beats Beers & Brats is your one-stop destination for music enthusiasts seeking to explore the best of the city's musical landscape. Whether you groove to Hip-Hop, get lost in Techno, rock out to Punk, or immerse yourself in Alternative sounds; we've curated something special for everyone. So, kick back, unwind, and embark on a journey to discover your next favorite artist on Beats Beers & Brats. Milwaukee's music scene awaits – enjoy the vibe! BEATS BEERS & BR ATS IS SPONSORED BY THIRD SPACE BRE WI NG Eligibility: All artists must either originate from Milwaukee or currently reside in Milwaukee County. Submission Limit: Each artist is allowed to submit one song per month for consideration. Evaluation Criteria: Songs will be assessed based on Quality, Content, Creativity, and Production. Feature Selection: The top 20 entries for each month will be chosen to be featured on Beats Beers & Brats in the following month. For example, songs submitted in January will be considered for the February playlist. Notification: All artists will be notified of the status of their submission. Playlist Updates: The playlist will be refreshed on the first day of each month with the selected entries. SONG SUBMISSION FIRST NAME LAST NAME STAGE NAME EMAIL ARE YOU FROM, OR DO YOU LIVE IN, MILWAUKEE COUNTY? CHOOSE SONG GENRE NAME OF SONG SPOTIFY URL INSTAGRAM (FORMAT: @USERNAME) SUBMIT

  • Discover the Top Events in Milwaukee | Uptown Society

    BIENVENIDOS A LA SOCIEDAD UPTOWN Welcome to Uptown Society: Milwaukee's premier destination for innovative and inspiring experiences. Our mission is simple yet profound: to unite Milwaukee's diverse communities through events and programming that enrich and empower. ​ At Uptown Society, we are more than just a brand – we are a catalyst for positive change. Through a strategic blend of philanthropy, education, and community engagement, we bridge cultural divides and cultivate a sense of collectivism that will reverberate through households and communities for years to come. Our commitment to community enrichment is unwavering. Through a range of events and experiential programming, we showcase Milwaukee's vibrant cultural tapestry while fostering unity and inclusivity. From youth-centered initiatives to empowering our community through compassion and positive exposure, every aspect of Uptown Society is geared towards creating a stronger, more cohesive community. What sets us apart is our focus on legacy-building. Unlike other social groups, Uptown Society is dedicated to making a lasting impact by addressing the disparities youth face in our city. With each event, we strive not only to entertain but also to contribute to Milwaukee's growing cultural landscape to inspire the next generation of leaders When you choose Uptown Society, you're not just attending an event – you're directly contributing to Milwaukee's future. Fifty percent of our event profits go directly towards supporting youth leadership and community bridge-building programs, ensuring that our impact is tangible and far-reaching. ​ Join us as we embark on this journey towards a brighter, more unified Milwaukee. Together, we can make a positive impact that resonates for generations to come. Experience the Uptown Society difference today. NOMBRE COMPLETO LAST NAME CORREO ELECTRÓNICO NÚMERO DE TELÉFONO SUSCRIBIR Add info@theuptownsociety.com to your contact list. ​Thank you for becoming a member of Uptown Society. We're thrilled to have you on board! We have a lot of exciting things planned, and we're sure you'll enjoy being a part of our community. Keep an eye on your inbox for updates and details. We're excited to see you at an upcoming event soon! GRACIAS A NUESTROS AMADOS SOCIOS CONVERTIRSE EN UN COMPAÑERO DONAR

  • Contact | Uptown Society

    OFICINA PRINCIPAL CORREOS. CAJA 2106 Milwaukee, WI 53201 NÚMERO DE TELÉFONO 1.877.414.9274 SITIO WEB LASOCIEDADUPTOWN.COM CORREO ELECTRÓNICO INFO@THUPTOWNSOCIETY.COM PONERSE EN CONTACTO NOMBRE DE PILA APELLIDO CORREO ELECTRÓNICO ESCRIBE UN MENSAJE ENTREGAR GRACIAS POR CONTACTARSE CON LA SOCIEDAD UPTOWN.

  • Discover Milwaukee: Unforgettable Experiences and Activities Await | Uptown Society

    50% DE EVENTA DE GANANCIAS APOYO A LA JUVENTUD DE LA SOCIEDAD UPTOWN LE ADERSHIP AND COMUNIDAD BPROGR DE CONSTRUCCIÓN DE CUMBRERAAMS. UPTOWN EVENTOS

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