New Program to Enhance Cultural Understanding of Hmong-American Culture

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018

Madison, Wis. (May 24, 2018) – Edgewood College is pleased to announce the Hmong American Certificate Program. The new initiative is designed to help educators and other professionals understand the history, refugee experience, culture, and challenges of the Hmong-American community.

This program is a joint partnership between The Hmong Institute and Edgewood College. Attendees will enhance their knowledge and skills as they invest in providing culturally competent services to the Hmong-American community. Professionals in education, healthcare, legal services, law enforcement, and other areas are encouraged to learn more about this new opportunity.

“We are excited to partner with Edgewood College,” Peng Her, CEO of The Hmong Institute said. “They have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and their robust Professional Development department is committed to excellence in teaching and learning with an inclusive model of partnering with the community.”

“We continue to work toward our vision of being an inclusive model for teaching, learning, and scholarship,” Tony Garcia, Executive Director for Diversity and Inclusion at Edgewood College said. “We’re honored to work in partnership with organizations like the Hmong Institute to continue to develop culturally responsive programs.”

The program meets over five Saturdays in October and November. For complete information, and to register, please visit