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Pathway from Cook to Chef
Empowering Milwaukee County residents with the resources to move beyond poverty.
For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission (SDC) has served as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families in Milwaukee County. SDC was established in 1963 as an intergovernmental commission under Wisconsin State Statute 66.0125. In 1964, the SDC became the only Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. read more …
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It’s never too late to get your high school degree! Don’t give up on your dream. Sign up now for our FREE General Educational Development (GED) classes and start on the road to achieving you dream.
You love to cook. So, launch a career or just take your skills to the next level.
Our ChefStart Culinary program will show you how.
As your age goes up, so do your benefits. You may be eligible for programs that increase your income.
Are you a recent graduate, unemployed or underemployed? Are you interested in entering the construction industry, receiving certification, and being ready to find a great paying new job?
Earn your high school diploma and get construction experience at the same time.
Fight Poverty, Become an SDC Commissioner
The Social Development Commission (SDC) is seeking candidates to fill six district seats for the Board of Commissioners. The six elected commissioners represent the residents of Milwaukee County in the board’s important work of creating services and fighting for people in poverty. May 7th vote for your district commissioner. For more information click the button below.
May 7 – Election Day
Poverty Matters Summit Highlight
A Special Thanks To Our Appointed Partner Agencies
Our Board of Commissioners consists of representatives of three different sectors of the community. One-third of the members are appointed by public officials and a third are appointed by the private sector.
SDC does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a
person’s sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.