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 Annual Community Gathering - August 20, 2015
Thank you to the nearly 50 members, colleagues and partners that joined us at our Annual Community Gathering.  We proudly recognized the following individuals who have stood out for their commitment to the community and UEDA:
Gary Goyke - Extraordinary UEDA Board Member
Leigh Kunde - Extraordinary UEDA Community Partner
Marjorie Rucker - Extraordinary UEDA Volunteer

Kristi Luzar, Executive Director also announced the release of UEDA's 2014 Impact Report, which showcases the impact of our work on collaborative projects such as Take Root Milwaukee, Food Enterprise Development Network, Money Smart Week Milwaukee, providing technical assistance and connecting the sector through events like our annual Summit and Carnival Milwaukee View pictures from the event here!

Save the date! UEDA's 14th annual Community Development Summit will be held on Wednesday, October 21st. 
"Work Future - Preparing Paths to Opportunity for Boys & Men of Color" will engage over 150 stakeholders across sectors to discuss how the way we work is changing and how these new paradigms can be used to improve employment outcomes for boys and men of color.  Learn about past Summits here. Stay tuned for details!


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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