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Enroll Your Child Today!

Create a bright future for your child today! The Ricardo Diaz Early Learning Academy is now enrolling children ages 6 weeks - 4 years of age. With an emphasis on a strong early childhood curriculum, our nurturing, licensed bilingual staff are dedicated to helping your child reach their full potential!

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Supporting Families & Strengthening Traditions Since 1970

United Community Center has been a catalyst for community growth, building, and betterment on Milwaukee’s south side since its founding 51 years ago. What started as a small youth center has grown into an intergenerational safe haven that serves more than 15,000 people each year. UCC serves individuals 6 weeks to 103 years old through educational services, senior support, homebuyer counseling, and much more. 

Join the UCC Family and help us serve the community for another 50 years!

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Help Build a Bright Future!

Our Bright Futures Capital Campaign is supporting the completion of our new Ricardo Diaz Early Learning Academy. We welcomed our first children to the Academy in April 2021 and are getting ready to serve even more young learners! Click here to learn more about how you can create bright futures for the youngest children in our community.

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From the Desk of the Executive Director:

"I am proud to be approaching the year anniversary of my transition to the role of UCC Executive Director. It has been a challenging yet inspiring year to be leading this agency filled with passionate and committed individuals making a difference every day." - Laura Gutierrez, UCC Executive Director

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UCC Success Stories

  • Denise-Arlene, 2020 Wall of Fame

    "I'm always striving to understand global issues to convert that understanding into action in order to make the world a better place one person at a time." 

    Read Densie-Arlene's Story
  • Kelly, Human Services

    “Having the freedom to make our own choices and empowering us to make better choices for ourselves was something that helped me shift my perspective for life.”

    Read Kelly's Story
  • Amando, Early Learning Academy

    Amando thrives in the wonderful environment that the ELA provides. His teachers are excited about his growth and are happy that he is healthy and growing thanks to the care of his parents and the ELA staff.

    Read Amando's Story

Thank You to Our Partners

With the help of many partners, UCC is close to celebrating 50 years of service to the community.
These partners enable us to accomplish our mission every day.

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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