Hundreds of participants from various Milwaukee neighborhoods gathered to support creating a safer, healthier neighborhood in Metcalfe Park at the community’s “Arms Around Us” event.
The residents of the Borchert Field neighborhood who resuscitated and renamed their block club three years ago continue to build resident participation and struggle with declining housing values.
As a summer of mentoring and employing a growing group of young men comes to a close, Andre Lee Ellis is considering what’s next for his “We Got This” initiative.
MICAH volunteers are canvassing residents of the 53206 ZIP code on the North Side to encourage voter registration and gather opinions about prison reform.
Volunteers for Painting with Purpose plan to decorate 40 boarded-up houses in the Amani neighborhood to help decrease theft.
Borchert Field resident Andre Lee Ellis has taken anti-violence efforts into his own hands, paying young black men to clean up their neighborhood for several hours each weekend.
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 […]
Almost two years after the launch of the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program in two distressed city neighborhoods, community leaders see progress, and the federal government is extending and expanding the program.
The 11th annual African American Walk for Quality Health raised awareness about racial health disparities, with a focus on women’s health.
The Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Mobile Unit brings safety education to the COA Run/Walk and Family Fun Night at COA Goldin Center, 2320 West Burleigh Ave. from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 6. Play the “Keep Spriggy Safe” game at the interactive digital mobile kiosk and pick up free injury prevention […]