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Cost of Home: HFHI Advocacy Campaign


Learn about HFHI’s new advocacy campaign and how we plan to put it into action here in Wisconsin. Building on our strong record of advocacy achievements throughout the U.S. and on the unparalleled reputation of Habitat’s network of over 1,200 U.S. organizations, Habitat will engage housing advocates; Habitat homeowners, volunteers and supporters; and federal, state and local policymakers to advance access to safe, decent and affordable homes through our first U.S. advocacy campaign.


Brian Sonderman, Habitat Milwaukee

Brian Sonderman is the Executive Director of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. Under his leadership, Milwaukee Habitat has earned Habitat for Humanity International’s Affiliate of Distinction designation, the Biz Times Large Non-Profit of the Year award, and been recognized nationally for its neighborhood revitalization initiative.

Prior to joining Milwaukee Habitat in 2011, Sonderman served as a pastor for 12 years. He began his professional career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen and Chase Bank. He has a degree from the University of Wisconsin in business administration with an emphasis on accounting. He also has a master’s degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is married to Mara and has three teenage children.

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