Renovation of Johnsons Park resulted from a private-public partnership that included Milwaukee County, Center for Resilient Cities, the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, LISC-Milwaukee, and Johnsons Park Neighborhood Association.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center was one of the recipients of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s summer book give-away.
Representatives from six local architecture firms came together at UWM to generate ideas to revitalize commercial corridors on the Near West Side.
LISC Milwaukee announced its new executive director at the annual MANDI event, which also posthumously recognized Welford Sanders, executive director of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp.
Beginning March 7, community members can vote to select three winners in the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) People’s Choice awards. Winners receive $1,000 each.
Fifteen finalists in five categories have been named for the 2016 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation.
A record crowd of more than 800 people attended the 2015 MANDI gala, where the Benedict Center’s Sisters Diversion Project was awarded both a People’s Choice award and the PNC Trail Blazer Award, which recognizes an innovative approach to a community problem.
Winners of the 2015 MANDIs, which will take place at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on April 15, will be chosen from among the 15 finalists announced Wednesday.
Applicants from 16- to 21-years of age will be given priority for Earn & Learn summer jobs.
The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you a happy, healthy, celebratory new year.