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In remembrance of Donald “Don” Sykes
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In remembrance of Donald “Don” Sykes

Statement by Social Development Commission Board of Commissioners and Staff August 14, 2017

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partners with Social Development Commission as Presenting Sponsor of 2017 SDC Summit on Poverty
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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Partners with Social Development Commission as Presenting Sponsor of 2017 SDC Summit on Poverty

Anthem demonstrates its commitment to improving physical and mental health of people in poverty

Kevin Powell, Acclaimed National and International Political, Cultural and Literary Voice, Announced as Keynote for SDC Summit on Poverty
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Kevin Powell, Acclaimed National and International Political, Cultural and Literary Voice, Announced as Keynote for SDC Summit on Poverty

Powell to visit Milwaukee in September to discuss poverty issue

Social Development Commission Receives Clean Audit for Third Consecutive Year
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Social Development Commission Receives Clean Audit for Third Consecutive Year

In 2016, SDC applied $11.4 million to programs that provide pathways from poverty to success for Milwaukee County residents.

Absolute Advantage Prepares Individuals for Jobs in Construction Industry
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Absolute Advantage Prepares Individuals for Jobs in Construction Industry

Social Development Commission Launches Second Year of Job Training Program

Delays in 2016 Tax Filing and Refunds for ITIN Holders, EITC and ACTC Credit Claimants to Affect Millions
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Delays in 2016 Tax Filing and Refunds for ITIN Holders, EITC and ACTC Credit Claimants to Affect Millions

SDC is concerned the delay could negatively low-to-mid income residents who rely on the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Outcomes from Summit on Poverty Reveal Extensive Work Needed in Milwaukee County
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Outcomes from Summit on Poverty Reveal Extensive Work Needed in Milwaukee County

The world-renowned Dr. Joy DeGruy kicked-off the summit with a powerful two and a half hour presentation on trauma to an audience that was fully captivated.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program in Need of Matching Funds
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program in Need of Matching Funds

Donations are needed by organizations and individuals to support the operation of this valuable program that allows crucial dollars to stay within the household of low and middle-income individuals and families.

Social Development Commission Awarded WHEDA Foundation Grant
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Social Development Commission Awarded WHEDA Foundation Grant

SDC is one of 28 organizations from across the state of Wisconsin that will share in the $500,000 in grant funds.