Office on African American Affairs

Office on African American Affairs

Recognizing and Resolving the County's Racial Inequities

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Office on African American Affairs

The Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) was created in 2017 to serve an integral role in recognizing and resolving the County’s racial inequities for the benefit of all its citizenry and for the region to achieve its full potential.

The Office shall further function to:

  • Examine and define issues central to the rights and needs of African Americans
  • Advise policymakers and the public on recommendations for changes in programs and laws for the benefit of the community
  • Develop and implement policies, plans and programs related to the special needs of the community
  • Promote equitable access for all African Americans

Contact Us 

Join Us for an Open House 

Many of us have been working in the virtual environment for months now, but it’s still important that we take time to connect, share ideas and experiences. You’re invited to spend an hour to meet the staff, hear directly from our Executive Director Jeff Roman, and find out what’s on the horizon including exciting grant opportunities that our office is pursuing. Pull up a virtual chair and join us for one of our open houses. 

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 9:30 – 11 a.m. and 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Join an Open House


2578 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212

(414) 278-7979


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