Partners – Health / Wellness

In their junior year, all MIAD students complete a four credit Social Science course (HS380), which includes 35 hours of service in the Milwaukee metro area. Below is a list of over 200 organizations committed to strengthening the community, utilizing both grassroots and well-established means. MIAD students and alumni have worked with all of these organizations to better understand the issues that they deal with and to give of their time and energy.

Learn more about the work of these organizations and how you can volunteer your time – visit one of our community partners listed below. Names in violet identify partners who have been honored by MIAD for the work that they do.

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CORE/El Centro:
CORE/El Centro, located on the near Southside of Milwaukee, is a social-profit, bilingual, natural healing center which embraces all people and has a passion for serving those of low income. Our purpose is to make healing services accessible, to build community, and to inspire to wholeness all who desire the healing capacities of natural therapies. As a non-profit, we are dedicated to accomplishing this by offering natural healing practices and wholistic exercises that integrate body, mind and spirit and by creating an environment that nurtures self-healing and community well-being.
Contact: http://www.core-elcentro.org/

Medical College of Wisconsin:
To be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; to improve the health of the communities we serve.
Contact: http://www.mcw.edu/display/router.aspx

Planned Parenthood:
Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual’s income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. We believe that respect and value for diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary and preserve the individual’s right to privacy. We further believe that such self-determination will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life and strong family relationships.
Contact: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Sixteenth Street Community Health Center:
To improve the health and well-being of Milwaukee and surrounding communities, by providing quality, patient-centered, family-based health care, health education and social services, free from linguistic, cultural and economic barriers.
Contact: http://www.sschc.org/

The Enerqi Center for Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine:                                             “A full-service, one-on-one acupuncture and TM clinic … our twin goals are to provide excellence in direct patient care and excellence in community and professional education.       Contact: http://enerqiacu.com/

YMCA:
We’re an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
Contact: http://www.ymcamke.org