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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 recent 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

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

Supervisor Taylor Statement on Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Apr-21-2021

Yesterday former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on one count each of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter for the May 25, 2020 killing of George Floyd. The jury’s decision came after 12 hours of deliberation.

Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron

Jan-25-2021

On Friday, January 22, 2021 Henry “Hank” Aaron, Baseball Hall of Famer of the Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers, passed away. County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and thirteen County Supervisors released the following statement in response.

Supervisor Taylor and Dream Team United to Host Pop-Up Community Giveaway Sunday

Mar-26-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and Dream Team United will host a Pop-Up Community Giveaway this Sunday, March 28 from 2-4 p.m. at Monumental Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2407 W. North Ave.

Supervisor Taylor Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

Jan-20-2021

Upon the inauguration Wednesday, January 20, of Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris as the President and Vice President of the United States, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor released the following statement.

Supervisors Denounce Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans

Mar-18-2021

On Tuesday a gunman killed eight people across three Atlanta-area spas—six of whom were women of Asian descent—in the latest example of a rising number of violent Anti-Asian American crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supervisor Taylor Unveils New Sign for Harriet Tubman Park

Jan-06-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor unveiled signage for the recently renamed Harriet Tubman Park at an event with elected officials and community leaders this afternoon. In September, Supervisor Taylor sponsored a resolution that officially renamed the park, located at 4750 N. 48th St., in honor of Tubman.

Supervisor Taylor Departing for Mississippi to Distribute Aid to Communities in Need

Mar-17-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and community partners will be departing for Mississippi this week to personally distribute donated supplies to communities in need.

Supervisor Taylor to Unveil New Harriet Tubman Park Sign

Jan-05-2021

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

Supervisor Taylor and Partners are Organizing and Delivering Aid to Communities in Mississippi

Mar-12-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is partnering with local activists and organizations, including Homer Blow, Community Task Force MKE, Program the Parks, Bounce Milwaukee, Taylor Legacies, Raising Our Village, Positive Images Studio, Ephesians Missionary Baptist Church, African American Ladies Empowered to Grow Opportunities, and Generation of Excellence Prenatal Care, to bring aid to communities in need in Mississippi.

Supervisor Taylor partners with Dream Team United MKE to host Winter Gear Drive

Dec-14-2020

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and Dream Team United MKE have come together to coordinate a winter gear drive with a food giveaway. Supervisor Taylor will be accepting donations in person on December 14th at 1862 W. Fond du Lac Ave. from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month Virtually on February 4

Feb-02-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and Dream Team United to Host Free Thanksgiving Community Event

Nov-24-2020

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and Dream Team United will come together to host an outdoor community Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, November 26. The event will run from noon to 3 p.m. at a vacant lot on the corner of 35th and Center streets.

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In The News

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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