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: 

UEDA Board of Directors Announces New Leadership
As of July 1, UEDA Deputy Director/Programs, Kristi Luzar, has been named the organization's new Executive Director.  Kristi's commitment to UEDA is unparalleled and the Board unanimously agreed that she was the best person to build upon the successes achieved under Bill Johnson's leadership and drive UEDA’s continued growth and community impact. 

Kristi has an exciting vision for UEDA and we look forward to sharing that vision with you at our annual gathering on Thursday, August 20.  Details here 
And save the date for our Annual Summit on October 21st!

Upcoming Recipe to Retail Event - Calling all food entrepreneurs!
Wednesday, August 19 at 5pm at Alice's Garden
To E or not to E? The process of incorporating online sales into your food business. Click here for event details

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!  Join the Milwaukee Public Library as they honor Maurice Sendak and celebrate 50 years of "Where the Wild Things Are." The LibrarySendak MPL will host a special exhibition, Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, Works, Reasons, presented by Pick ‘n Save at Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., from July 10 through August 23.  Click here for a full list of events this summer.


Recipe to Retail: August 19 - To E or Not to E? Incorporating online sales into your food business. Details here

UEDA Annual Community Gathering: August 20 - Details here

Save the Date!  UEDA's 14th Annual Community Development Summit - October 21 - Learn more about the Summit here


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