By

Luke McAvoy

On April 29, also known as Giving Day, the Milwaukee Public Museum gifted 4,000 free memberships to local families. Memberships were given to 184 families from the Hmong American Peace Academy, while 189 went to those from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee. “It’s an opportunity to enrich the lives of our young...

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Through free connectivity solutions, AT&T is breaking down barriers to remote learning for the Milwaukee students who need it most. The organization provided 500 free hotspots as well as free internet connectivity to the Hmong American Peace Academy. “Transitioning from a traditional classroom – with paper and pencil – to the use of devices, was...

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BizTimes Milwaukee’s inaugural showcase of Notable Minority Executives spotlights accomplished professionals across the region that are helping shape a better future. Among the award program’s first year was honoree Chris Her-Xiong, founder and executive director of HAPA. Read more about her recognition here.  

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HAPA was among this year’s Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation’s Wisconsin grant recipients. The school was awarded $300,000 to support a capital campaign, a first-tiem grant from the Bradley Foundation. Read more about the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation’s generous grants at BizTimes Milwaukee.

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The Hmong American Peace Academy was announced as one of the recipients for Northwestern Mutual’s $2.5 million commitment to schools, nonprofits and programming in the city of Milwaukee. These funds will support the company’s newly-evolved philanthropic strategy of investing in educational pathways to close the achievement gap among talented, yet underrepresented students and drive sustainable...

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At an event, HAPA announced construction of its new $30 million high school addition, which is planned to open in fall 2021. Founder and Executive Director Chris Her-Xiong called the new building a tribute, in part, to “the determination of parents and grandparents who desire a better life for their children” and their belief that...

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Construction on HAPA’s high school expansion is moving right along in Milwaukee’s Lindsay Park neighborhood. The new 98,000-square-foot, 39-classroom building will serve as the high school while the existing building to which it will be attached will be used as a middle school. Read more about our new high school at Urban Milwaukee.

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