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Hello amazing Hmong & Southeast Asian LGBTQIA+ community of Milwaukee.
As our community moves forward with the pandemic and the Covid-19 variants, the HAWA Family understands the need to continue investing in our Queer & Trans community members to make sure we all have what we need in order to navigate these hard times. If you are from the Milwaukee area, Hmong and or Southeast Asian and identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ Diaspora, build family with us by registering to receive a FREE Queer & Trans Care Box put together by our amazing HAWA Team.

PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM TO RECEIVE A QUEER & TRANS CARE BOX.
(This project is designed to prioritize Hmong & Southeast Asian LGBTQIA+ Specific Community Members of Milwaukee).
*Registration Deadline: September 15th, 2021 (First come first serve basis based on supplies available).
*All participants who are confirmed to receive a Care Box MUST pick up their Care Box from one of our Milwaukee locations. (Address & Details will be texted and emailed out)

LGBTQ Advocacy Program

HAWA SUPPORTS STRENGTHENING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS FOR ALL SOUTHEAST ASIAN FAMILIES

Hmong American Women’s Association envisions a world where all of our Southeast Asian Families in Milwaukee can live in a community that is free from gender based violence. We are proud to be a Hmong, Southeast Asian Women & LGBTQ led grassroots organization. We believe that we must prioritize ourselves to also fight for Hmong & Southeast Asian LGBTQ gender justice.

  • We have Hmong LGBTQ Identifying Advocates to support victims and survivors to navigate services in both Hmong and English.
  • Support services for LGBTQ domestic violence and sexual assault victims and survivors;
  • Coming out and gender identity support and navigation within the culture;
  • Skill building
  • LGBTQ Youth Support: Case management support for runaway/homeless LGBTQ Youth who are facing violence and or family rejection.

Confidentially and safety is our number one priority. If you or someone you know would like more information, do not hesitate to contact your advocate:

Zong Yang
(414) 930-9352
zong@hawamke.org

*All services are free of charge

Coming out, family rejection, family violence & navigating gender identity advocacy support services for LGBTQI+ Southeast Asian youths & adults.

Culturally specific advocacy support services for Southeast Asian parents with LGBTQI+ identified children to understand, navigate, support & love their children's gender identity & sexual orientation.

Culturally specific domestic violence & sexual assault advocacy support services for Southeast Asian LGBTQI+ youths & adults.

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Our physical office locations have closed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, HAWA's advocacy services still remain available. Click here for more information. If you are seeking support outside of our office hours, please contact 24-hour WI Hmong Family Strengthening Helpline at 1‑877‑740-4292.

Hmong American Women’s Association

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM — 4:30 PM

24‑Hour Hmong Family Strengthening Helpline: 1‑877‑740‑4292

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