Community Engagement

HWCC actively engages in numerous community development efforts to ensure a thriving and safe environment for small businesses. Check out several outstanding efforts that HWCC partners with!

CULTURAL COMMONS

Cultural Commons 2.0 is an initiative to support the development of a more diverse and culturally inclusive Milwaukee. Cultural Commons hosts a series of events throughout the year — all designed to develop cross-cultural relationships and partnerships, facilitate dialogue across diverse perspectives and create bridges across race, age, gender, culture, abilities and sexual orientation. The goal is to provide the foundation for the creation of an inclusive and culturally diverse Milwaukee.

MKE UNITED

While there is an estimated $5 billion of projected private development planned downtown, without a shared and inclusive vision created by a cross sector partnership of government, business and community, some Millwaukeeans might not realize the full benefits.The MKE United Greater Downtown Action Agenda is a comprehensive planning process through which we will create a shared and inclusive vision for Downtown Milwaukee and its adjacent neighborhoods, supported by a strategic Action Agenda to make that vision a reality.

DISTRICT 4 MILWAUKEE POLICE DEPARTMENT HMONG ADVISORY TASK FORCE

 

The Hmong Advisory Task Force for District 4 Milwaukee Police Department is a strategic tool to improve and build a positive relationship between District 4 MPD and the Hmong community. 

TRANSFORM MILWAUKEE: COLLECTIVE IMPACT 

A comprehensive, public-private initiative that leverages the city's workforce, industrial strengths and transportation assets to expand community investments, increase business development, boost job creation and strengthen neighborhoods.

WISCONSIN UNITED COALITION OF MUTUAL ASSISTANT ASSOCIATION 

WUCMAA is a coalition of nine Hmong non-profit organizations working together to enhance the operations of Mutual Assistance Associations (MAA’s) in the state of Wisconsin that brings together key individuals concerned about the well being of refugees, former refugees, and their families.

WUCMAA has a long history of working to promote social, cultural, economic and educational advancement of the Hmong and other Southeast Asian residents in Wisconsin.

ETHNICALLY DIVERSE BUSINESS COALITION

EDBC is a coalition of seven ethnically diverse chambers of commerce, two business associations and four economic development organizations located in southeastern Wisconsin the serve the ethnic business community.

 

EDBC's mission is to improve the business environment in Wisconsin to build stronger ethnically diverse businesses to compete in a global economy.

Milwaukee Office

5421 N 118th Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53325 | 414.645.8828

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1109 N. 6th Street, Wausau, WI 54403 | 715.298.6071

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