Success Stories

CVI RECEIVES STATEWIDE FAIR HOUSING AWARD

Fair Housing Awards were presented on Friday, April 13, 2012 during the statewide Fair Housing Update and Awards Luncheon of the Wisconsin Fair Housing Network, held at the Italian Community and Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Three fair housing awards were presented in various categories from among nominations submitted in response to a statewide solicitation [...]

ORGANIC THERAPY PROGRAM WINS TEDxChallenge

TEDxManhattan announced on Dec. 19, 2011 that CVI’s Veterans Food Production Program (We call it the Organic Therapy Program) won 57% of the votes among five finalists nominated to give a TED Lecture on Jan. 21, 2012 in New York City.  The TEDx focus is on “changing the way we eat.”  Peer-to-Peer OTP Mentor Howard [...]

DISLOCATED FAMILY SETTLED IN PERMANENT HOUSING

Sean, Robyn, and their five kids between the ages of 1 and 6 came to Milwaukee in search of employment.  Encouraged to do so by a local friend, Sean, a 35-year-old veteran, not only found that the jobs were non-existent, but also the promised housing.  After draining their financial resources on motel accommodations while Sean [...]

Executive VP Dawn Nuoffer Selected for “Forty Under 40″

Congratulations to CVI Executive Vice President Dawn Nuoffer for being selected for this outstanding recognition: “On behalf of the publisher and staff at The Business Journal, it is my pleasure to congratulate you on being nominated and selected for inclusion in our annual Forty under 40 awards program. As you know, this program features profiles [...]

VETERANS MANOR NOMINATED

On Thursday, December 2, 2011, the LISC Milwaukee (Local Initiatives Support Corp.) announced that Veterans Manor has been nominated for a MANDI Award (Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation) in the “PNC Trail Blazer Award Category

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