2010 WUCMAA Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Created on Friday, 15 October 2010 18:01
By Richard Wanglue Vang. Milwaukee -- Wisconsin United Coalition of Mutual Assistance Association, Inc.(WUCMAA) will be held its annual conference on October 30 and 31, 2010 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Below is WUCMAA's Mission, Vision, and its history:
The mission of the Wisconsin United Coalition of Mutual Assistance Association, Inc. is to advocate and represent in the state-wide interest of Mutual Assistance Associations and their constituencies, primarily members of the Southeast Asian Communities.
To promote and strength services and programs of WUCMAA organization members through staff, board, and community leader development, resource advocacy, information sharing, and coordinated efforts for program development;To support WUCMAA members and their perspective communities in strengthening families, promoting education and health, preserving cultural heritage and values, and assuring community economic stability; and To establish relations with government and non-government institutions through vigorous effort to assure collaborations, cooperation, understanding of needs, and fairness in resource allocations.
THE WISCONSIN HMONG ANNUAL CONFERENCE HISTORY
The Wisconsin Hmong Annual Conference was established in 1999 and its first conference was hosted in Madison, Wisconsin. Then conference was created as annual educational event so interested individuals and service providers will have an opportunity to network, discuss, and find solutions to meet the challenges of Wisconsin Hmong-Americans and the community at large The Wisconsin Hmong Annual Conference has been conducted through the efforts of the local Hmong agencies throughout the State of Wisconsin. Each year, its members select a different city to host the Wisconsin Hmong Annual Conference.
The main purpose of this conference is to bring Hmong and non-Hmong professionals, leaders, students, business, and the surrounding communities together to gain and share experiences and knowledge. The conference is being conducted to strengthen the established Hmong foundation by providing agencies with tools to improve the lives of Hmong American. Together we will build a stronger foundation for the Hmong future and move forward beyond the 21st Century as one community.