Welcome to UEDA
UEDA is a 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to facilitating the professional development of individuals and groups working in economic and community development in Wisconsin. Incorporated in 1997, its mission is to enhance cities and their residents by focusing on housing, economic development and job creation. UEDA emphasizes collaborative work in the areas of sustainable homeownership, public transportation and jobs, foreclosure mitigation, small business & entrepreneur support and the regional food economy. We invite you to learn more about What We Do, the benefits of becoming a Member of UEDA and see the latest news from the UEDA Community.

This week in the UEDA Community: 

Thanks to all who joined us for Bill's Send-off Soiree!
On May 1, 2015 we recognized Bill Johnson for his leadership and service to UEDA over the past 9 years as Executive Director. Thanks to all those who came, sent their well wishes or contributed to UEDA. We thank him and fondly wish him the best of luck in his new endeavors! Check out pictures here

Carnival Milwaukee 2015 has record crowd
On Saturday, February 28 over 310 people joined the UEDA community in celebrating Milwaukee’s culture and diversity through food and music.  The eventCMilw logo 2015 featured a food tasting with 25 local restaurants & caterers, large puppets, dancing and live music by The Aluar Pearls. A full list of partners, sponsors, Food Tasting vendors and more can be found here.

Each year this event raises funds for UEDA and supports local businesses and organizations that contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of Milwaukee.  Check out pictures from the event here - it's an event not to be missed!

UEDA 2014 Summit a success!  Read the recap here of The Intersection of Arts & Community Development: New Paradigms in Practice & Action, which was held on October 16. In 2015, we are exploring ways to continue supporting the outcomes and recommendations, so stay tuned.


Thanks to all who helped make our annual fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee a huge success in 2015! Pictures will be posted soon, stay tuned!


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