Parents and Golda Meir alumni are working to raise funds for an annual student trip to Denmark, which has been in jeopardy since the Milwaukee Public School district cancelled all overseas travel due to terrorism concerns.
Just over a year since the Near West Side Partners’ inception, neighborhood stakeholders look forward to continued community revitalization.
Sam Hernandez, 16, lives in a group home during the week. She says that she copes with her situation by journaling and writing poetry.
ACTS Housing helps central city residents realize the goal of homeownership, if they are willing to commit time and “sweat equity” to the endeavor. Since 2007, ACTS has helped more than 400 families buy homes in Milwaukee neighborhoods.
The 72-unit Paper Box Lofts on the South Side cater to working-class and low-income residents, in addition to professionals.
Slightly more than a year after breaking ground, Sojourner Family Peace Center brings its crisis shelter together with medical, legal, social and other services in a state-of-the-art building.
The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, located in the heart of the Westlawn public housing development, has been a been a positive influence on Milwaukee’s northwest side community since 1958.
After retiring from Larsen Electronics, the company he founded, Richard Larsen started a “second life” serving nonprofit organizations.
The Gramling family has built a busy and colorful life on Layton Boulevard. Join Janelle and her oldest daughter, Mara, for a walk on the street they call home.
Neu-Life Community Development has enlisted youth to participate in renovating its headquarters at 2014 W. North Ave. Young people in the after-school program also have helped with design ideas and aspects of the construction process.