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2019 Summit On Poverty Partnership

2019 Summit On Poverty Partnership

In October, the Social Development Commission and Marquette University will combine their expertise, resources and reach to host the 2019 Summit on Poverty and SWIM Conference. The conference theme is Self-Reflection, Hope and Collective Impact. This year we hold up a...
2019 Women In Trades Luncheon

2019 Women In Trades Luncheon

It’s not often that you see women running construction sites but that’s exactly what may happen as SDC prepares more female workers for jobs in the construction industry. During a spring “Women in Trades” luncheon hosted by SDC, SDC facilitators brought together...

Women In Trades

In 2018, the Social Development Commission (SDC) launched a new initiative.  Locally, the construction industry was booming.  However, developers struggled to find a steady and qualified pool of workers.  With experienced construction workers retiring in record...
2019 Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting

SDC’s Annual Meeting Shines Spotlight on Alumni, New Leaders and Mission Once a year, SDC commissioners, employees and guests pause and ask a simple question, “What did we accomplish this year?” That answer was revealed during the organization’s annual meeting on June...
2019 SD Foundation Plated Event

2019 SD Foundation Plated Event

When a foundation hosts a fundraising event, attendees frequently enjoy an elegant evening with food, music and desirable silent auction items. That’s why guests attending a recent Social Development Foundation event were stunned to find hors d’oeuvres and little...