2022/06/16 17:00:00

Date: June 16th, 2022

Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Location: The Ivy House

Come and celebrate our growth!

Public Allies has been a hub for connections, collaboration, growth, and change in Milwaukee for over 27 years. We have worked hard to plant and nurture the seeds of social justice in our communities and have watched as our corps members, alumni, and friends have flourished through their work and commitment. We invite you to come meet PAWI – its people and its mission – as well as be there for an exciting grand reveal!

Join us for food, drinks, and celebration of all of the love that a PA gathering brings!



Sample food from a variety of delicious local establishments. Whether you are craving sweet or savory, these trucks will deliver.


This annual event is powered by Public Allies alums, including Hoan Marketing and Isaiah Joseph Photography. They spread the word, share the mission and welcome all.


Enjoy live music performed by DJ Lolo, a Wisconsin-based artist who is sure to make it a party.


Ensuring everyone’s safety is top priority for the event. We will provide a detailed safety plan as the date draws closer.


This is THE summertime community gathering. You are sure to leave inspired and feeling more connected.


There is ample, non-metered street parking as well as a renovated parking lot just north of the Fernweh Patio bar.



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Lauren Feaster

CEO, Professional Dimensions

Prior to joining Professional Dimensions, Lauren served in various executive capacities within the NPO education realm with both City Year Milwaukee and Teach For America Milwaukee.

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During her tenure, she has led community partnerships, fundraising, staff management/coaching, training, program evaluation, strategic planning and business operations. As an advocate for leadership, education and collective impact, Lauren remains engaged in community.

Lauren’s commitment to Professional Dimensions is rooted in her desire to ensure women, especially women of color, are embraced, elevated and compensated for every “professional dimension” they lead with and every area they add value. We will win when every woman in the PD network can realize and actualize their full power.  We will know we’ve been successful when every member in our network can consciously contribute to the PD microcosm that both proves what is possible when women unite (from a sense of innovation, inclusion, joy, revenue, etc.) and reclaims community in ways that we’ve never fathomed.

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Priya Bhatia

Policy Advisor, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

In her current role, Priya Bhatia is focused on building access to affordable, high-quality early care and education to promote equity and inclusion.

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She previously served on the leadership team at a housing nonprofit to promote homeownership for Milwaukee families.

She is an attorney by training and practiced immigration law and commercial litigation before moving into the public sector. As an immigration lawyer, Priya advocated for survivors of domestic violence and other immigrant families.

Priya earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science with honors from Northwestern University and a law degree from The University of Chicago. A native Chicagoan, Priya has lived in Milwaukee for over a decade. She is passionate about creating stronger and more equitable communities in her adopted hometown. In her spare time, Priya enjoys baking with her children and hiking with her pandemic puppy.

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MacArthur Antigua

Senior Director of Collective Impact, Imagine MKE

In his role, MacArthur is charged with overseeing the process that secures the powerful contributions of artists, cultural practitioners, grassroots and grasstops leaders to achieve a four-part agenda for Milwaukee.

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He was most recently the Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Cross Sector Partnerships at Public Allies. In that role, he sustained and accelerated the leadership practice of 8,000 Public Allies Apprenticeship Alumni, as well as adapted the Public Allies leadership model for clients such as the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and America’s Service Commissions.

When he’s not working, he’s rabidly supporting Chicago sports teams, or ruminating on pop culture. He lives just outside of Milwaukee, WI with his wife Paru, and his two daughters Leela and Meera. You can follow him on twitter or instagram at @macarthur31.



Greater Milwaukee Committee

Prince Capital

P3 Development Group


Priya Bhatia

Rockwell Automation


PNC Bank

Paul Schmitz


Jason Holton


Public Allies Wisconsin is all about equity and community. That is why our generous sponsors are helping to build the community by sponsoring Public Allies alum tickets. If you are an alum who needs financial assistance to attend this event celebrating your work and commitment, please fill out this form.

For more information about this event, please contact Blaque (she/they) at

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