we want all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin to live in an environment where each known source of lead poisoning is eliminated.

to create a sustainable lead safe environment in Milwaukee by engaging a broad range of community partners.

we are a collective of nonprofits, environmentalists, educators, doctors, community members, and civic activists

African American Breastfeeding Network, Amani United, Clean Wisconsin, Community Advocates, Delta Sigma Theta, Dominican Center, Hephatha Lutheran Church, Interfaith Earth Network, Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT), League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County, Metcalfe Park Community Bridges, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Milwaukee Area Science Advocates, Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee Water Commons, Sister MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Wisconsin Green Muslims, Zilber School of Public Health

with three focuses


providing support, resources, and direction to COLE teams as they implement community wide lead education

Workforce Development

informing neighbors about how they can better themselves and their community through lead abatement training


creating change in our city through civic legislation, partnerships, and practices