Caring for our community requires the cooperation of many groups, organizations and companies. 

MCI holds monthly meetings to provide updates on our efforts and educate our members about community issues. 

You can see information about upcoming meetings as well as review past material.

Upcoming Meetings

  • October 11, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. – Kayla McNamara with the STAR program. 
  • November 8, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. – topic will be announced soon!
  • December 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. – topic will be announced soon!

Past Meetings

David Armstrong, executive director of Barron County Economic Development Corporation, joined our September meeting to share how his county welcomes refugees.

Barron County’s approach to immigration has not only improved the county’s economic development, but has also enriched their social community as well.

July 21, 2022 Meeting

Sadie DiNatale Burda, Principal Planner with Outagamie County, presented a report in June of 2022 which you can find by visiting this link: Housing Strategy

Sadie provided an overview of the Fox Cities/Greater Outagamie County Housing Strategy that was recently prepared to help address the region’s housing needs. She  summarized the planning process, key findings, and recommendations of the report, which you can view here. Presentation – Housing Strategy Overview

July 12, 2022 Meeting

Watch the video of July’s meeting featuring Sal Martinez, CEO of Employment Connection. Employment Connections assists individuals with limited opportunities to self-sufficiency. The agency currently serves over 2,000 clients on an annual basis; including justice involved individuals, single mothers with children, military veterans and the unhoused.

April 20, 2022 Meeting

Our April meeting featured John Semahoro who arrived to Appleton after more than 15 years in a refugee camp. Watch the recording of his presentation to our group.

MCI Community Updates

We send out periodic emails with a round-up of resources, events and more. To add your name to our distribution list, email Gina. To read past updates, click below.

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