Personal injury firm Hupy and Abraham, S.C. was a sponsor of the “19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast” on January 18, 2016. The event took place at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee and gave recognition to the people and organizations in the area that have helped sustain Dr. King’s mission.
|Hupy and Abraham, S.C. attorneys James Shilobrit and Todd Korb represented the firm, along with other employees and guests of the company.|
Over 700 people attended the event. Hupy and Abraham, S.C. attorneys James Shilobrit and Todd Korb represented the firm, along with other employees and guests of the company.
The program, which was hosted by Aurora Health Care, opened with a video presentation showing the effects inclusion and equality have made in the city. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett gave remarks on the importance of providing service through volunteer opportunities within the community.
Sam Woodruff of Northwestern Mutual honored local students for their participation in the “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poetry and Spoken Word Contest.” Finalists from elementary and high schools performed their entries in front of the large crowd before receiving an award.
The YMCA closed the program with a call to action for a day of service in honor of Dr. King. Each attendee was encouraged to serve those in their everyday lives, and to ensure that the community continues to thrive.
Hupy and Abraham was recognized as a sponsor of this event. The firm traces its roots to Attorney Lloyd Barbee who started the iconic Milwaukee Public Schools Integration Lawsuit. The firm has donated over $100,000 to the NAACP Scholarship Fund, as well as the NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner.