Crime in the Amani neighborhood of Milwaukee continued to decrease another 12.08% in 2017, while at the same time City of Milwaukee crime increased 1.94%.
The Read Anywhere: Partnership for Literacy launch event will be held this Monday, October 10 at COA Youth & Family Centers’ Goldin Center (2320 W Burleigh) from 5 – 6:30 p.m. as part of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program Family Gathering Night. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be handing […]
Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the COA Youth & Family Centers announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides […]
The 10th annual Skyline Music Series, hosted by COA Youth & Family Centers, will begin Tuesday, July 12th at the Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater in Kadish Park. The free, family-friendly concert series will open with a performance by the ten-piece Afro-Cubano and Latin and jazz group De La Buena, art activities for youth provided by the Riverwest […]
Seventy preschoolers will graduate from Milwaukee’s Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program on Saturday, May 14th at the Milwaukee Public Library’s Centennial Hall (733 N. 8th Street). The event will include a graduation ceremony for families completing year three of the program and a luncheon reception. HIPPY is an internationally-renowned early literacy […]
After being closed for 4 months, the Holton Youth Center (510 E Burleigh) will reopen on December 28, thanks to a new partnership with COA Youth & Family Centers. Youth throughout the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods will have a safe and supportive place to go with COA providing after school and summer teen (ages 13-19) […]
The 32nd annual Parents of the Year luncheon, honoring Steve and Melanie Booth and Rick and Sue Strait raised over $121,000 to benefit COA Youth & Family Centers on Thursday, June 19th. The event featured tributes to the Booths and Straits by their children, addresses from both honoree couples, a reading of congratulatory proclamations from […]