Shoppers, farmers and community members celebrated summer at the 2012 Fondy Farmers Market season kick-off. The event featured live entertainment, a BBQ contest and plenty of fresh produce from local farmers.
After initial ups and downs, the Walker Square Farmers’ Market is once again up and running, providing neighborhood residents with healthy and affordable produce options.
Arts @ Large works with public schools to provide an arts education for all students by empowering teachers and putting them in contact with artists. The organization recently won a national award for its work.
Fresh flowers and produce returned to the Washington Park Senior Center with the opening of the Farmers Market.
Volunteers from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo began construction on seven new homes in Washington Park, including the organization’s 500th home in Milwaukee.
Roberto Silva and 150 co-workers are walking the picket line at Palermo’s Pizza hoping to form a union, which they believe will give them job security and improve their working conditions and pay.
PEARLS for Teen Girls’ 10,000 Girls Initiative will extend the organization’s programming, broadening its reach to the neediest populations while increasing the cultural diversity of girls served.
A revived block club in the Borchert Field neighborhood is building better relationships with police and city officials, and improving communication between neighbors.
Lindsay Heights community members recently gathered for the semi-annual “Report to Community,” which focused on services and resources for youth and families.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors recently took 60 potential buyers on a bus tour of six homes in the community.