The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and African American Chamber of Commerce will soon kick off a new revolving loan fund to help provide capital to small businesses and boost black entrepreneurship.
From healthy eating, to the Affordable Care Act, to sexual and reproductive health, a recent health fair hosted by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee brought information about healthy living to city residents.
Food justice advocates stressed the importance of equal access to fresh food at a local Martin Luther King Day celebration.
Foreclosed properties and job training were the top concerns raised by residents at a recent Metcalfe Park community forum.
Having won a $6.9 million federal grant to become the second-largest Head Start provider in Milwaukee, Next Door has acquired a new facility in Capitol Heights and is unveiling a new home-based Head Start model.
Three Metcalfe Park community organizations and a group of young adults built a rain garden at a community garden, hoping neighbor residents will follow suit on their own property.
Next Door Foundation organized a softball game to strengthen relations between District 3 police and residents.
The Metcalfe Park Community Action Team offered health screenings, food and fun to neighborhood residents.
The Next Door early childhood education center has announced they have acquired the former Northwest General Hospital building at 5310 Capitol Drive for Head Start preschool classrooms. This year, Next Door expects to serve about 400 additional Head Start-eligible children. The building was purchased with existing resources, said Executive Director Carol Keintz. The expanded Head […]
A Metcalfe Park neighborhood group took the next step in its year-old neighborhood revitalization campaign, starting a community garden on an empty lot.