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The Social Development Commission (SDC) has served as the only Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County,
and the largest of the 18 members of the state's WISCAP organization. Nationwide, Community Action Agencies work
to improve the lives of low-income residents in their community. All (Community Action Programs) CAP agencies
belong to the National Community Action Partnership created in the 1960s to fight the War on Poverty.

SDC works to move low-income residents out of poverty by Providing Pathways from Poverty to Success.

Fight Back - Community Hospitals Matter

Fight Back

Enough is enough. Community hospitals matter! We must fight to keep critical healthcare services, jobs and a major economic anchor in the Milwaukee community.


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Do you receive Energy Assistance? Do you rent or own your home? If you answered yes to these questions, contact SDC's Weatherization program to find out if we can SAVE YOU MONEY on your energy bills! If you are interested in the program and want to find out if you qualify, contact us today at 414.906.2727 or wx@cr-sdc.org. We look forward to helping you save money throughout the year!

Absolute Advantage Construction Job Training

Begin a career in a well-paying industry! Register now for one of SDC's Absolute Advantage Information Sessions and learn all about our construction job training course. The course is only 9-weeks and you'll graduate with accredited national certification and prepared to enter the construction industry as a general laborer. Information Sessions for our summer course will be held on May 8 and May 10, and on August 7 and August 9 for the fall course. Sign-up now! This course has proven results with several graduates obtaining employment in a livable wage job prior to or shortly following graduation.

Don't Fear Math

Need help with math to improve your math score on the Accuplacer test to help you get into a college program, major, or an apprenticeship you want to pursue? SDC and MATC have partnered for our Don't Fear Math course to teach you math that will help you achieve your goals. Classes are taught by instructors from MATC and begin Monday, April 9. In order to enroll in the course, you MUST ATTEND the Information Session of Tuesday, March 27 at 4pm. The session will take place at SDC, 1730 W. North Avenue. REGISTER NOW to learn math skills to help you purse your dreams.

YouthBuild Construction Training & Education Courses

If you're 18 - 24, you can GET PAID for job training in the construction field, and earn your GED or HSED register now for YouthBuild! In addition to job training and your diploma, graduates of this FREE program earn national certification for the construction field and OSHA, Enrollment in both job training and an education course is required. To enroll, you MUST ATTEND a MANDATORY Information Session. The sessions will take place daily May 7 - 11 and August 6 - 10. Register now and build your future!

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