Culturally Inclusive Wellbeing
See what makes Milwaukee a great place to live and learn. Being new to a city can be difficult, and it may be hard to find your community. While we hope you’ll find support here on campus, it can help to connect to groups and resources in the community at large.
Our goals are two-fold:
1) Increase access and awareness of culturally specific wellbeing resources in the community.
2) Decrease isolation for incoming and existing URM learners here at MCW.
- 9th Cloud Massage Therapy – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Embody Yoga
- Fear MKE | Visit Fear MKE Facebook page – As a sub group of Social x MKE, this running group is focused on empowering and improving the health of minority professionals in the community. Following once or twice a week runs in the Milwaukee area, FEAR often meets up for happy hours to socialize and network with other members!
- HoneyBee Sage Wellness & Apothecary
- Mindfulness for the People
- The Zen Dragonfly – Reiki, yoga, holistic healing
- MISPIBO Fitness
- Sherman Phoenix – A hub for “healing our city by generating positive economic and social returns in communities of color.”
- Shut Down Stem – Healing from Anti-Black Racism
- Therapy for Black Girls podcast – A weekly chat about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.
- Gee’s Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon
- Hair Braiding and Crochet Styles: Toni Gray (414) 614-7400 | Krystal Blanchard (414) 391-3114
- KRS Hair and Wax Studio
- Scrugg and Sons Shoe Repair
- Value Beauty Supply – various locations
- AMRI Counseling Services
- Center for Art and Integrated Therapies
- D & S Healing Center
- Morrish Awakenings Hilton Morris, LPC | (414) 292-9038
- Sebastian Family Psychology Practice including special focus on refugee mental health
- Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers – serving the LatinX community for over 50 years
- The Evolving Chair Counseling and Consulting Agency
- Cream City Medical Society - The first and only Milwaukee-based 501(c) (3) organization of African American physicians. It is a charter chapter of the National Medical Association, which is the nation’s oldest, and largest association representing African American physicians.
- Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
- Milwaukee Black Professionals Facebook group
- Milwaukee Jewish Federation Young Leadership Division
- Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition
- The Milwaukee Urban League
- Pakistan Physician Society of Wisconsin
- Prohispanica - Hispanic professional network
- Social X MKE - A young professional (YP) diversity and inclusion consulting group focusing on six distinct areas: Social Impact, Health and Wellness, Arts & Culture, Community Service, Personal & Professional Development and Talent Retention and Recruitment.
- Baked Dreams Creations
- Blue Star Café – East African food, 1619 N. Farwell Ave.
- Bowlero Bowl
- Brownstone Social Lounge – 524 N. Water St.
- Coffee Makes You Black – 2803 N. Teutonia Ave.
- Daddy’s Soul Food & Grille – 754 N. 27th St.
- El Rey – Hispanic grocery store
- Fondy Farmers Market and Winter Market
- Funky Fresh Spring Rolls – 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
- Garfields 502
- Gene’s Supper Club - 4323 N. 60th St.
- Heaven’s Table - barbecue in the Crossroads Collective next to the Oriental Theatre on the East Side
- The Hideaway Pub and Grill – Soul food, Cajun and Caribbean dishes, 9000 W. Kaul Ave.
- Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Wisconsin
- Latino Chamber of Commerce of Southeast Wisconsin
- Mi Casa Su Café – Healthy food with lots of plant based options, 1835 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.
- MKE Black – explore Milwaukee’s Black Businesses
- On the Bayou – A taste of New Orleans, 2053 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.
- Pop’s Food Truck – BBQ Memphis style, 7605 W. Good Hope Rd.
- Rise and Grind Café – 2737 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.
- Yarn Junkie and Gifts - Black Owned Business, yarn and handmade yarn gifts
- Yummy Bones BBQ
- Alliance Francaise
- America’s Black Holocaust Museum
- Buddha Haksa Temple
- Directory of LGBT affirming Christian congregations
- German Milwaukee
- Hindu Temple of Wisconsin
- Hmong American Friendship Association
- Hmong American Women’s Association
- Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
- Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
- Islamic Society of Milwaukee
- Italian Community Center
- Jewish Community Center Milwaukee
- Jewish Museum Milwaukee
- Milwaukee Indian Community
- Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope - A multi-racial, interfaith organization committed to justice issues of greatest importance to Milwaukee city and county residents
- Milwaukee Jewish Federation
- Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
- Milwaukee Mindfulness Practice Center
- Milwaukee Zen Center
- Pastors United – Represents a strong and vibrant coalition of 300 churches spanning a cross-section of denominational affiliations throughout Milwaukee. created to make a critical analysis of the disadvantaged population in the city of Milwaukee
- The Philippine Cultural and Civic Center Foundation
- Polish Center of Wisconsin
- Shambhala Meditation Center
- Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin Facebook page
- Sikh Temple of Wisconsin
- St Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church
- United Community Center – Providing programs to Hispanics, helping individuals achieve their potential through focusing on cultural heritage
- United Indians of Milwaukee Facebook page
- Wisconsin Black Historical Society
- Wisconsin First Nations – American Indian Studies in Wisconsin
- Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
- The Benedict Center “The Benedict Center provides services and support to women in the criminal justice system so they can live safer, healthier lives for themselves, their children and the community we all share.”
- Common Ground “a non-partisan group of ordinary citizens of Southeast Wisconsin, dedicated to identifying problems facing our community and implementing creative solutions”
- Greater Milwaukee Foundation
- Miltown LGBT Families (a project of Cream City Foundation)
- Nō Studios “create a collaborative workspace and social community that offers an environment for artists and art lovers to come together.”
- Pathfinders – nonprofit organization serving youth in crisis
- Sojourner Family Peace Center – helping families affected by domestic violence
- Walnut Way “Sustain transformation by advancing an economically diverse and abundant community through civic engagement, environmental stewardship and creating venues for prosperity.”
Have we missed a Milwaukee gem?
Please send your suggestions to Dr. David Cipriano at email@example.com.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
For more resources, visit the MCW Office of Diversity and Inclusion website.
Good Neighbor List
A list of diverse vendors in the metro-Milwaukee area. These are BIPOC, Veteran, LGBTQ+, Women and Persons with Disabilities-owned businesses covering a range of goods and services.
View current list (Google Docs)