Colorful artwork portraying the aspirations of neighborhood youth and vibrant flowers combined to brighten up the Amani neighborhood.
Mayor Tom Barrett opened Dare to Dream, a temporary public art exhibit on May 11, 2013 at the Dominican Center for Women, Inc. (DCW) located at 2470 W. Locust Street. The City of Milwaukee Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC) is the sponsor of this exhibit, in partnership with DCW and the Goldin Center, 2320 W. […]
For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
A new health clinic to be housed at the COA Goldin Center is part of an initiative to provide access to primary and preventive care to residents of central city neighborhoods.
Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee (BEAM) student Christopher Paige was one of the grand prize winners in the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s “Save Out Loud” contest for his photo essay on savings.
Two residents from the Metcalfe Park and Amani neighborhoods have been hired as site coordinators for the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program, a new federally funded project.
For 10 years, Moody Pool has remained an empty, boarded-up neighborhood nuisance, but the building will be torn down soon. In its place, a splash pool, small community building, lit basketball courts and parkways are among the planned amenities. Some neighborhood residents contend they were promised something that was never delivered.
The Dominican Center for Women is educating families in Milwaukee’s Amani neighborhood about possible lead hazards in their homes and helping to remove them.
Amani and Metcalfe Park have taken the first steps toward creating community revitalization plans under a new federal grant program.
Teens and seniors are learning to cook healthy “soul food” at a pilot African Heritage and Health cooking class at the COA Goldin Center.