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Community Partners

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Community volunteers visit the MCFI Older Adult Day Center.

As an advocate for diversity, MCFI supports many local organizations working toward similar goals. When we join forces to promote diversity, the entire community benefits.

Community Partners in Diversity

MCFI's Diversity Team has formed alliances with related community organizations to promote and support diversity in many ways - as volunteer board members, as partners in conferences and workshops, and by participating in diversity events. Read more about these organizations:

Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative

The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative supports healthy relationships between fathers and their children. MCFI's Director of Diversity serves on the committee that plans the Annual Fatherhood Summit and is an advocate/adviser to the Initiative's Executive Director. To learn more about the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, click here.

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources - Milwaukee Chapter

MCFI support6s the goals of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources professionals and students. As a sponsor, MCFI is proud to host the monthly professional development meetings of this assocaition at our Main Campus, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Building. MCFI's Director of Diversity and Cultural Competence serves as the organization's Chapter President.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Milwaukee Chapter

The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses is working to address health disparities in the city's Latino community, and to increase the number of Hispanics in the field of nursing. MCFI's Director of Diversity serves as the agency's representative in assisting the organization in a variety of activities aimed at fulfilling its mission. To learn more about the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, click here.

National Black Nurses Association, Milwaukee and Racine/Kenosha Chapters

The National Black Nurses Association offers scholarships to support the education of African-Americans in the field of nursing. MCFI Diversity Team members participate in the chapter's fundraising events. To learn more about the National Black Nurses Association, click here.

Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee

The Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Mentorship Program pairs minority college students with professionals in their area of interest. Students have the opportunity to participate in career-oriented workshops and presentations. To learn more about Hispanic Professionals of Milwaukee, click here.

Let's work together!

MCFI's Diversity Team actively seeks opportunities for partnerships to promote inclusion through education, advocacy and community involvement. To learn more, contact Al Hill, Director of Diversity, at (414) 937-2156 or via email.

Awards
  • Workplace Diversity Award, awarded by the Wisconsin Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, 2010
  • "Most Influential" designation in Who's Who in Black Milwaukee inaugural publication to Alvin C. Hill, Jr., MCFI Director of Diversity and Cultural Competence
  • Wisconsin Association of Equal Opportunity Award of Excellence to the MCFI Diversity Team
  • Workplace Diversity Award, awarded by the Wisconsin Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, 201

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