About Supervisor Omokunde
Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde was first elected by the 10th District Community on April 7, 2015, and re-elected in 2016 and 2018.
Born and raised in Milwaukee, Supervisor Moore Omokunde learned the values of community and social empowerment through his parents, Rev. Dr. Tolokun Omokunde and Congresswoman Gwen Moore. From an early age, he has dedicated himself to the advancement of social justice and spent many years working for the betterment of his community before becoming a county supervisor.
Supervisor Moore Omokunde has received training in community leadership through the national AmeriCorps program, Public Allies, the Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, Riverwest Neighborhood Association, and served on the board of directors for TRUE Skool. Prior to joining the Milwaukee County Board, he served as the community organizer for the Sherman Park Community Association where he worked with block clubs, established the Friends of Sherman Park group and helped to formulate a Neighborhood Improvement District.
The 10th District is strong in character and opportunity, and Supervisor Moore Omokunde hopes to meld together the community’s strengths and challenges in an effort to create a more united neighborhood.
Supervisor Moore Omokunde is Chair of the Health and Human Needs Committee and a member of the budget-setting Finance and Audit Committee. He also serves on the Milwaukee Public Museum Board of Directors and on the Milwaukee County Human Rights Commission.
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As part of Milwaukee County’s ongoing work to achieve racial equity, the Black Caucus of the Board of Supervisors is developing a set of policy proposals to dismantle systemic racism, improve accountability for law enforcement, and provide necessary services to the public. The Black Caucus released the following statement today regarding their policy ideas and the protests related to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde released the following statement in recognition of International Women's Day. "I join all of the mothers, daughters, and sisters as we celebrate their myriad contributions to our general well-being on International Women's Day.
County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and City of Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac announced the members of the Milwaukee City-County Joint Taskforce on Climate and Economic Equity today and scheduled the group's first meeting for November 11.
Sheriff David Clarke, Jr., was a no show at a special meeting of the County's Judiciary, Safety, and General Services Committee Thursday morning.
On Saturday August 3, the legendary supergroup Wu Tang Clan will take the stage in the 10th District.
Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde is calling for the resignation of Sheriff David Clarke, Jr., who is responsible for operations at the Milwaukee County Jail where four people have died in a six month period.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution authored by Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde to create the Milwaukee City-County Joint Taskforce on Climate and Economic Equity.
The Health and Human Needs committee of the Milwaukee County Board voted three to two against reconfirming Hector Colón as the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) on Wednesday, after several hours of testimony on Lincoln Hills and other issues.
County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde testified before the Milwaukee Common Council’s Steering and Rules Committee last week in support of a joint City-County task force on Climate Change and Economic Equity.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde has introduced a resolution urging the County Executive to seek immediate remedies to improve the situation for Milwaukee County youths currently placed at Lincoln Hills, the state’s juvenile justice facility.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (17 - 1) a resolution sponsored by Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde encouraging the State of Wisconsin to decriminalize marijuana at their meeting on November 1.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde expressed “shock and deep concerns” over allegations of abuse and misconduct at Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma, Wisconsin, saying that a high proportion of youths housed at the facility are sentenced from Milwaukee County.
County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde released the following statement regarding the release of a video in the Sterling Brown incident.
Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde today issued the following statement regarding comments by Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr.: “I have become increasingly perturbed and discouraged by the actions and words of Sheriff Clarke.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde released the following statement in response to Sheriff David Clarke's resignation. "I am pleased to learn of the resignation of David Clarke, who obviously no longer wanted to be Sheriff of Milwaukee County, and had lost touch with the people.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde said today he was offended by comments made by County Executive Chris Abele to the County Board at Abele’s annual proposed budget address, saying that the County Executive, “clearly does not understand the plight of the African American community in Milwaukee County.”
Several members of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors released the following statement regarding the recent terrorist incident in Charlottesville, Virginia: "Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Heather Heyer and the other victims of hate-fueled violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.
Milwaukee County Supervisors Theo Lipscomb, Sr. and Supreme Moore Omokunde will hold a news conference today at 2 p.m. in the County Board lobby, room 201 in the Milwaukee County Courthouse.
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