The Milwaukee Christian Center, whose senior center is located near 14th Street and National Avenue, has created an atmosphere of support, encouragement and education that helps struggling individuals access opportunities.
After a slow start, the Journey House Community Garden partnered with the Milwaukee County SEED Initiative, and now has a waiting list for 24 plots.
Latinas Unidas II, a new United Community Center residential treatment facility in Walker’s Point, will house 15 women seeking help with substance abuse and addiction issues. The program also offers services for pregnant women and those with infants.
Beat cabin fever this February in Silver City with the fourth annual “Phobruary.” Four restaurants will offer Pho at a special price of $5 per bowl; Monday through Friday, dine-in only.
The Board of Directors of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. (LBWN) and the School Sisters of Saint Francis have unanimously appointed Brianna Sas-Pérez as Executive Director of LBWN, an award-winning community development organization that has leveraged $45.4 million in neighborhood investment since 1995. Brianna Sas-Pérez has been serving as the Interim Executive Director position since early December 2016.
Kenneth Walton talks about a childhood experience that greatly affected the way he sees the world.
Marcela Garcia, executive director of Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, envisions the center as the intersection of art and social justice in the community.
Led by Voces De La Frontera, more than 1,000 people marched from Walker’s Point to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to call attention to a wide range of causes related to immigrant rights.
Two new apartment buildings with units designated for young people aging out of foster care are planned for the Clarke Square neighborhood, but some residents voiced concern about density and parking at a recent neighborhood meeting.
A group of professional women committed to creating change in Milwaukee initiated “The Walls of Strength,” a project in which community members can inscribe positive messages into clay stones.