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AND ANONYMOUS

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AND ANONYMOUS

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Hmong American Women's Association supports strengthening healthy relationships for ALL Southeast Asian families.

Hmong American Women's Association supports strengthening healthy relationships for ALL Southeast Asian families.

HAWA SUPPORTS STRENGTHENING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS FOR ALL SOUTHEAST ASIAN FAMILIES

HAWA IS A
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MEET THE HAWA TEAM

BOARD MEMBERS

MAI XIONG

MAI XIONG

CHAIR

PANGNHIA XIONG

PANGNHIA XIONG

TREASURER

MUDAH HTOO

MUDAH HTOO

BOARD MEMBER

Sang Chin Par

Sang Chin Par

BOARD MEMBER

May Vang

May Vang

BOARD MEMBER

STAFF

TAMMIE XIONG

TAMMIE XIONG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

TAMMIE@HAWAMKE.ORG

Tammie Xiong has served as the Executive Director for the Hmong American Women’s Association (HAWA) in Milwaukee, WI since 2014. She has served as the chair for the Viv Ncaus. Tammie also has over 10 years of experience serving the Asian refugee/immigrant communities in Milwaukee and developing their capacity through teacher professional development, parent training, literacy development, and social justice advocacy. She holds an M.S in Adult Education and Program Planning from UW-Milwaukee, and a B.A in English/Creative Writing from UW-Madison.

See Moua works as Director of Advocacy at Hmong American Women’s Association. She received her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As a survivor of domestic violence, she understands the barriers victims and survivors have to go through to obtain support and/or navigate the social systems. See is passionate about ending violence against women and girls and strengthening families within the Hmong and Southeast Asian community.  

SEE MOUA

SEE MOUA

DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY

SEE@HAWAMKE.ORG

AHMEE VANG

AHMEE VANG

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

AHMEE@HAWAMKE.ORG

Ahmee Vang served as HAWA board Co-Chair from June 2013 to July 2018 and transitioned to Director of Education and Outreach in August of 2018. Ahmee has been a longtime advocate for people by bringing financial access to under-served and rural communities, informing workers of their rights on the job through union membership and focusing on the achievement gap of Hmong and Southeast Asian students in the UW system. Ahmee holds a Masters in Education with an emphasis in ESL and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse.

Paul Vang serves as the Civic Engagement Director here at HAWA. He is a former science educator and is passionate about helping to build power within the Southeast Asian community by engaging in conversations with people at their doors, hosting educational events that are open to the public, as well as educating elected officials on the southeast asian population here in Milwaukee.

PAUL VANG

PAUL VANG

DIRECTOR OF CIVIC EDUCATION

PAUL@HAWAMKE.ORG

LUE YANG

LUE YANG

YOUTH PREVENTION COORDINATOR

LUE@HAWAMKE.ORG

Lue Yang serves as a Youth Prevention Coordinator at Hmong American Women’s Association (HAWA). After graduating from South Division High School, Lue started working with youth through coaching volleyball for inner-city schools.  Lue leads Project Visible, at HAWA aimed at developing leadership and ending gender based violence among Southeast Asian Milwaukee youth.

Cheraty Par serves as HAWA’s Southeast Asian Advocate. Cheraty joined HAWA in Dec 2017. Prior to joining HAWA, Cheraty did case management for refugees assisting in securing employment and job skill development.  Cheraty speaks Burmese, English and Chin. Cheraty also serves the community by providing support to our refugee communities, and educating elected officials on Milwaukee’s Southeast Asian population.

CHERATY PAR

CHERATY PAR

SOUTHEAST ASIAN ADVOCATE

CHERATY@HAWAMKE.ORG

ZONG YANG

ZONG YANG

SOUTHEAST ASIAN LGBTQ ADVOCATE

ZONG@HAWAMKE.ORG

Zong Yang, works at Hmong American Women’s Association as the Southeast Asian LGBTQ Advocate serving victims & survivors of violence and family rejection through case management. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Zong is an active member of ManForward, an organization dedicated to train and organize young men and boys to end gender based violence in the Hmong and Southeast Asian community.

Ger Yang came to HAWA from Fresno, CA and serves as a youth advocate. She received her Bachelor’s in Children and Family Ministry from Crown College.

GER YANG

GER YANG

YOUTH ADVOCATE

GER@HAWAMKE.ORG

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Hmong American Women’s Association
3727 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215

T: 414.930.9352
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E: staff@hawamke.org

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