Children's Service Society of Wisconsin to hold Tenth Annual Project Ujima Summer Camp Finale

August 02, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Children's Service Society of Wisconsin's Tenth Annual Project Ujima summer camp finale will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, at Aurora Weier Education Center, 2669 N. Richards Street. Project Ujima is a community program designed to stop the cycle of violent crimes by reducing the number of repeat victims of violence through individual, family and community interventions and prevention strategies.

Media invited to attend

WHAT: Tenth Annual Project Ujima Summer Camp Finale.

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., lunch included.

WHERE: Aurora Weier Education Center, 2669 N. Richards Street, Milwaukee.


Youth victims of violence, ages 8 to 17, will showcase talents they learned from workshops and other summer camp activities, including hip-hop therapy. This innovative therapy incorporates traditional therapies, such as music, cognitive and behavioral therapy, with narrative therapy that includes hip-hop music and culture.

Children's Service Society is the state's largest private, not-for-profit provider of child welfare services. From offices and family resource centers throughout the state, Children's Service Society offers activities and programs in four core service areas: out-of-home care, child and family counseling, public child welfare and prevention services. Children's Service Society is a member of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The hospital is able to fulfill its mission thanks in part to philanthropic gifts and support from members of the community. For more information visit Children's Service Society at www.cssw.org.