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Mutual of America Honors CDLRE with National Community Partnership Award

 

The WCS Center for Driver’s License Recovery and Employability (CDLRE) was honored to be one of three programs across the country that was recognized by Mutual of America (MOA) with a 2019 Community Partnership Award. On November 13th, a delegation from Milwaukee representing Legal Action of Wisconsin (LAW), the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and Wisconsin Community Services, Inc. (WCS) was in New York City to accept the award which recognizes excellent partnerships between non-profit organizations and public, private and other social sector organizations. Since its inception in 1996, the MOA Community Partnership Award has recognized 240 partnerships from cities and towns across the United States.

The other two national award winners were the Mobil Dental Unit program, operated by the West Virginia Health Right, Inc., and the Survivor Advocate Program, based in Los Angeles. As part of the Community Partnership Award, WCS received a program grant of $25,000. MOA will host a Hometown Luncheon in Milwaukee on March 19th, the event will recognize the significant accomplishments of CDLRE and the ongoing work of staff and partners.

For more information on this exciting award, CLICK HERE to visit MOA’s website!

From left to right; Thomas Gilliam, Executive Vice President and CEO of the Mutual of America Foundation; Clarence Johnson, WCS Executive Director; LaDoverick Huggins, Senior Field Vice President of Special Markets, Mutual of America; John R. Greed, President and CEO of Mutual of America