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UCC In the News

UCC In the News

Discover more about the latest happenings at the United Community Center through some recent media clips about UCC in the news!

Abuelas Celebrate Quinceañeras Thanks to Community Members (

August 1, 2023

Quince abuelas celebran su quinceañera en el Senior Center (

July 28, 2023

Milwaukee UCC seniors celebrate quinceañeras: 'This is a blessing' (

July 28, 2023 

UCC hosts belated Quinceañera party for seniors in the community (

July 28, 2023

Seniors experience personal Quinceañera celebration for first time (

July 28, 2023

Milwaukee Women Share Their Words of Wisdom - Milwaukee Magazine

November 30, 2022

Exhibit addresses Alzheimer's, a growing problem within Latino community (

September 23, 2022

As Hispanic Heritage Month is underway, celebrations have kicked off in Milwaukee

September 15, 2022 

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Latino contributions to community 

September 15, 2022

This Cudahy resident walked away from addiction by walking from Green Bay to Cudahy

September 13, 2022

Now Hiring: United Community Center looks to fill dozens of roles in variety of departments

September 12, 2022 

United Community Center honors Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, Deanna Tillisch: Slideshow

May 2, 2022

Where education starts — Ricardo Diaz Early Learning Academy

May 12, 2022

‘Shine a Light’ Campaign Honors United Community Center

Posted on May 6, 2021

UCC Board of Directors President, Jose Olivieri, discusses all things UCC with WISN12. UCC is the chosen non-profit for ‘Light the Hoan’ Bridge for the month of May.
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UCC Opens New Early Learning Academy

Posted on April 23, 2021

The BizTimes speaks with UCC parent on the importance of providing a quality early childhood education for underserved communities.


Ricardo Diaz Early Learning Academy Welcomes Youngest Learners to New South Side Center

Posted on April 15, 2021

Executive Director, Laura Gutierrez, discusses the first week of welcoming students ages 6 week – 4 years old to UCC’s new early childhood education center.


UCC Assists in Building COVID Vaccine Confidence

Posted on April 9, 2021

UCC Health Research Program Director, Al Castro, discusses how to meet residents where they are to build vaccine confidence in all communities.

UCC Receives Grant to Help Spread the Word on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on April 8, 2021

UCC works with local community leaders and experts to educate our communities on COVID-19 vaccine facts vs. myths.

Notable Alumni: Laura Gutierrez

Posted on March 29, 2021

UCC Executive Director, Laura Gutierrez, is featured as a BizTimes Notable Alumni.


Mayor Barrett Praises Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic

Posted on March 13, 2021

The United Community Center’s seniors, teachers, and Pre-College teens all featured as a part of #HonoringMKEHeroes.


UCC News Releases

UCC to Open State-of-the Art Early Learning Academy this Spring

January 22, 2021

UCC Opens Early Learning Academy and Celebrates 51 Years of Serving the Community

April 6, 2021

UCC Hosts Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the Ricard Diaz Early Learning Academy

April 29, 2021

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