International Institute of Wisconsin

The International Institute of Wisconsin, established in 1936, assists immigrants and refugees in transitioning into the community by offering programming and support services. From immigration and social services to refugee resettlement, the Institute promotes international cooperation, understanding, and a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural perspective.

International Institute of Wisconsin Presents World Citizen CelebrationAwards

The International Institute of Wisconsin recently saluted those that have played a leadership role in shaping the IIW and its commitment to the local and global communities. The following people were recognized:

  • Sister Edna Lonergan, President of the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care: World Citizen Award
  • Christiana Attere and Liliane McFarlane, Community Volunteers: World Citizen Award
  • Jack Douthitt, Bonsai Artist: Expressive Cultural Heritage Award
  • Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV): Corporate Citizens Award

Click here for video tributes to the award winners.