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Sequanna Taylor

2nd District Supervisor

Supervisor Taylor

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About Supervisor Taylor

Sequanna Taylor has a true passion for her community. With several years of experience working with her community in Milwaukee, she is elated to have been elected as the 2nd District County Supervisor and will take this opportunity to relentlessly work hard to get results.

Making changes in our neighborhoods started long before she came into official office. Having the chance now to be able to implement new ideas and solutions is very exciting. Understanding that together change will happen, one day at a time, enhancing our community is Sequanna's number one priority.

Holding this seat is important to Supervisor Taylor because the city, county and their residents have always been important to her. Despite challenges that the board has faced related to time and salary, she believes that County Supervisors still have the ability to be change agents for the betterment of Milwaukee County families. She believes the County can continue to do great work and make effective changes in our community even in a transitional state. She knows it will take a lot of hard work but she is committed to the process.

Sequanna Taylor's experience and community involvement include:

  • CEO, Open Arms Inc.
  • Parent Engagement Specialist, MPS
  • President of the Milwaukee Educational Assistant Association
  • Executive Board Member of Milwaukee Teachers Education Association
  • National Education Association (NEA) Board of Director 
  • Ordained Missionary of COGIC
  • Wisconsin County Association Board
  • Milwaukee Public School Board Director for District 3
  • Wisconsin Association of School Boards
  • CEO, Taylor Legacies
  • Member or Dream Team United MKE

As the 2nd District County Supervisor, she will continue to fight for the community, parents and constituents at large to determine what is right for our county. She is a voice for our community and knows that together we can move our county forward.

Supervisor Taylor serves as Chair of the Audit Committee, and as a member of the Finance Committee and the Intergovernmental Relations Committee.

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Press Releases

Supervisors Taylor, Martin, and Cullen to Host Virtual Town Hall on 2022 County Budget

Oct-18-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisors Sequanna Taylor (District 2), Felesia A. Martin (District 7), and Eddie Cullen (District 15) will hold a town hall meeting on the 2022 Milwaukee County budget on Tuesday, October 19, from 6 -7 p.m. All members of the public are welcome. Constituents of Supervisors Cullen, Martin, and Taylor in particular are encouraged to attend.

Supervisor Taylor to Kick-Off Summer Park Clean-Up Series at Lincoln Park

Jul-15-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host the first of her annual series of summer park clean-ups on Saturday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at Lincoln Park. Supervisor Taylor will hold clean-ups at different county parks in the 2nd supervisory district throughout the summer and fall. All community members are invited to join.

Supervisor Taylor Departing for New Orleans to Distribute Aid to Communities in Need

Oct-13-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and community partners will be departing for New Orleans this week to personally distribute donated supplies to communities affected by Hurricane Ida.

Supervisor Taylor Among Community Leaders Awarded at Inaugural Justice Ball

Jun-29-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor was recognized on Sunday, June 20 with the “Hear Her Roar” award at the inaugural Justice Ball hosted by community organization All of Us or None.

Supervisor Taylor, Partners Organizing and Delivering Aid to New Orleans Communities Affected by Hurricane Ida

Oct-12-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is partnering with local activists and organizations including Homer Blow, Community Task Force MKE, Program the Parks, Ephesians Missionary Baptist Church, Taylor Legacies, Survivor’s Journey To Peace, Jacarrie Kicks4Kids, Schober Outdoor Advertising, and DreamTeam United MKE to bring aid to communities in New Orleans that were affected by Hurricane Ida.

Supervisor Taylor Proposal to Implement Register of Deeds Audit Recommendation Adopted by County Board

Jun-24-2021

The County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a proposal by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor to implement a key recommendation of the Audit Services Division’s February audit of former Register of Deeds John La Fave’s office.

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reentry Initiative at the House of Correction

Sep-14-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will present a resolution calling for a reentry initiative to help support individuals returning to the community from the Milwaukee County House of Correction (HOC) at the Wednesday, September 15 Health Equity, Human Needs, and Strategic Planning Committee meeting.

Milwaukee County Board Black Caucus Overjoyed to Once Again Celebrate Juneteenth Day In Person

Jun-18-2021

We are overjoyed to once again be able to observe Juneteenth Day in person this year, especially given that this marks the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s storied celebration. For many of us, Juneteenth Day is more than just a time to connect with our community. It is a day to honor our history and chart our future.

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election

Aug-27-2021

On Monday, workers at Colectivo Coffee won an election to form a union by a margin of 106-99, after the National Labor Relations Board opened up seven challenged ballots that were uncounted during the first count, which resulted in a 99-99 tie result.

Supervisor Taylor to Host 5th Annual McGovern Night Out

Jun-07-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor, along with other local elected officials and community leaders, will host the annual "McGovern Night Out" community event on Tuesday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m.

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate the Bucks on Historic NBA Championship

Jul-22-2021

On Tuesday night the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the team’s first NBA Championship since 1971.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Biweekly Summer Event Series in County Parks

May-26-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host a series of family-friendly summer events at county parks throughout the 2nd Supervisory District in collaboration with the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services.

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In The News

WPR: Milwaukee County Mentorship Program Would Help Incarcerated Individuals With Their Transition Back To The Community

Sep-20-2021

Individuals being released from the Milwaukee County House of Corrections could be paired with community members who have had their own experiences with the justice system. The mentorship is part of a county reentry pilot program local officials are considering to lower recidivism rates in Milwaukee County for young adults leaving the jail.

TMJ4: 'Purple Alert' for domestic violence victims to be considered at Milwaukee Common Council meeting

Mar-23-2021

The Milwaukee Common Council is considering a resolution that would create a "Purple Alert." A Purple Alert would expedite the process of filing a missing person's report for victims of domestic violence. The alert would include locating people who may be missing, injured, or vulnerable.

Urban Milwaukee: Sheriff Projects $3.9 Million Overtime Deficit

Jun-30-2021

In April, the Milwaukee County Board passed an ordinance that requires county departments projecting a budget deficit or overtime budget deficit to come before the board with a report and a plan to remediate it.

Wisconsin Examiner: Policing panel brings Milwaukee chief and others to the table

Mar-22-2021

"Community engagement is very big to me,” said Milwaukee’s Acting Police Chief Jeffrey Norman during a town hall panel hosted by All of Us or None Wisconsin on Saturday. A project of Breaking Barriers Mentoring Inc., All of Us or None is an organizing initiative led by formerly incarcerated people and community members affected by incarceration.

Milwaukee Independent: Funding Of Memorial Bench At Red Arrow Park For Dontre Hamilton Gets Milwaukee County Approval

May-26-2021

The County Board of Supervisors adopted [17-1] on May 20, a proposal by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor allocating $3,000 to fund a memorial bench and plaque in Red Arrow Park to honor the life of Dontre Hamilton and lift up the importance of mental health care.

Urban Milwaukee: Committee OK’s Funding for Emergency Mental Health Center

Mar-19-2021

In late 2020 Milwaukee County announced its Behavioral Health Division (BHD) had partnered with four major health care systems — Ascension Wisconsin, Advocate Aurora Health, Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin — to develop a new facility for county residents experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

Wisconsin Examiner: ‘Right To Counsel’ For Tenants Pushed By Milwaukee County Supervisor

May-20-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Ryan Clancy is planning to introduce a resolution aiming to fund a “right to counsel” pilot program to help support tenants facing eviction and other legal measures from landlords. The program would be administered by the county’s housing division through 2022.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Rejoins WI Counties Association

Feb-25-2021

After extensive deliberation, the Milwaukee County Board has voted to release funds to the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA). The WCA, is a lobbying and consulting organization for counties in the state. Lobbying state government on behalf of counties is a huge part of what it does.

TMJ4: Memorial Bench Honoring Dontre Hamilton At Red Arrow Park Approved By Milwaukee County Board

May-20-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved money to build a memorial for Dontre Hamilton in Red Arrow Park, where he was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer in 2014. Supervisors approved the proposal 17-1.

Wisconsin Examiner: Milwaukee town halls tackle equity, justice, social issues around formerly incarcerated

Feb-25-2021

The intersection of mental health needs, mass incarceration and housing policy became the focus of a recent town town hall-style event in Milwaukee. The Feb. 20 panel was part of a series of discussions with state and local officials on equity and justice issues in communities across the state.

FOX 6: Red Arrow Park Dontre Hamilton Memorial Funds Approved

May-20-2021

Seven years after Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer in Red Arrow Park, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors authorized funds for a memorial on Thursday, May 20.

Urban Milwaukee: County Supervisors Back $1 Pot Penalty

Feb-06-2021

The Milwaukee County penalty for marijuana possession would drop from up to $500 to $1, under a proposal introduced by a group of county supervisors. “In achieving racial equity, disparities in the criminal justice system, including marijuana and paraphernalia possession laws, must be eradicated,” the resolution said.

Urban Milwaukee: Coggs Building Could Be Abandoned

May-19-2021

The Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center, 1220 W. Vliet St., may become a casualty of Milwaukee County’s massive backlog of deferred maintenance.

Urban Milwaukee: Committee Reviews Mental Health Emergency Center Plan

Feb-03-2021

The Milwaukee County Board has begun reviewing the county’s plan for a new Mental Health Emergency Center. The center would be a joint venture between the county’s Behavioral Health Division (BHD) and four health care providers operating in the area.

JS Online: The Verdict Is... Delicious, Says The Milwaukee Judge Who Is Also A Dining Influencer

May-11-2021

In his courtroom, Judge Derek Mosley maintains impartiality. But after he bangs the gavel and says “court adjourned,” Mosley freely shares opinions on his favorite subject: food.

Urban Milwaukee: Does the Wisconsin Counties Association Help Milwaukee?

Jan-25-2021

Members of the Milwaukee County Board held a lengthy debate Thursday concerning whether they should remain members of the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA). This association is an organization that is meant to represent and advocate for all 72 counties at the state level for legislative agendas and policies that meet the interests of county governments.

WISN: Dontre Hamilton's Family Honors Memory On Anniversary Of His Death

Apr-30-2021

On April 30, 2014, Officer Christopher Manney confronted Hamilton for sleeping in Red Arrow Park. Manney shot and killed Hamilton during a scuffle. Every year on the anniversary of Hamilton's death, his friends and family honor his memory by holding a vigil in Red Arrow Park.

CBS 58: Milwaukee's former Wahl Park officially renamed 'Harriet Tubman Park'

Jan-10-2021

Several community leaders in Milwaukee unveiled the sign for the new name of Wahl Park Wednesday, Jan. 6. It's been renamed after one of the most successful conductors of the underground railroad, Harriet Tubman.

Urban Milwaukee: Dontre Hamilton Memorial Proposed for Red Arrow Park

Apr-30-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is sponsoring a resolution that would create a memorial for Dontre Hamilton in Red Arrow Park. Hamilton was shot and killed by a Milwaukee Police officer in the park in 2014.

Yahoo News: Project Community: County Officials Unveil Sign for Harriet Tubman Park

Jan-09-2021

The Milwaukee County board renamed the park last year in honor of the abolitionist who escaped slavery and helped lead other enslaved people to freedom via the underground railroad.

CBS 58: Unemployment Scams Surge, Elected Official Falls Victim

Apr-29-2021

During the pandemic, unemployment claims climbed to an all-time high. At the same time, so did the number of unemployment scams. There are so many scams out there. Some go after people who are trying to get unemployment benefits, but others target people who have never applied for unemployment.

Urban Milwaukee: Harriet Tubman Park Unveiled

Jan-07-2021

In September, the Milwaukee County Board voted to rename Wahl Park, located on the 4700 block of W. Hampton Avenue, for the famous abolitionist and underground railroad conductor Harriet Tubman. On Wednesday, the sign for the park was unveiled at a ceremony celebrating the official name-change.

TMJ4: Vigil Remembers Teen Shot And Killed At Sherman Park, Community Advocates Call For Stop To Gun Violence

Apr-24-2021

Emotional friends and family of Roy Thomas as well as community activists and leaders gathered at Sherman Park on Saturday for a vigil to honor and remember the teen's life.

JSOnline: Wahl Park on Milwaukee's near north side renamed as Harriet Tubman Park

Jan-07-2021

To cheers, the new name of what was formerly known as Wahl Park was unveiled Wednesday. The recreation space, located at 4750 N. 48th St., was renamed Harriet Tubman Park, following a resolution sponsored by Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Sequanna Taylor.

TMJ4: 'Purple Alert': Local leaders, activists push for Wisconsin legislature to create alert system for missing domestic violence survivors

Mar-29-2021

Wisconsinites have become familiar with Silver, Green and AMBER alerts, but there’s a push in Milwaukee for the state legislature to create a 'Purple Alert' to help find missing and endangered domestic violence survivors.

FOX 6: Supervisor Taylor unveils new Harriet Tubman Park sign

Jan-06-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor leads an event recognizing the renaming of Wahl Park to Harriet Tubman Park on Wednesday, January 6, and unveiled publicly for the first time an official Milwaukee County Parks sign with the new name.

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