The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, located in the heart of the Westlawn public housing development, has been a been a positive influence on Milwaukee’s northwest side community since 1958.
After retiring from Larsen Electronics, the company he founded, Richard Larsen started a “second life” serving nonprofit organizations.
Neu-Life Community Development has enlisted youth to participate in renovating its headquarters at 2014 W. North Ave. Young people in the after-school program also have helped with design ideas and aspects of the construction process.
The Academy of Health Sciences at South Division High School attempts to close the achievement gap for students interested in a career in health sciences.
Larry and Sharon Adams have worked in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood for more than 20 years to build connections within the community and change the conversation around urban living in Milwaukee.
Club Kids 414, an organization dedicated to keeping city kids off the streets and out of jail, is reaching out for help to renovate a building the founder hopes will become the group’s permanent home.
Saehee Chang founded Korea Konnect, a program that connects Americans to Korean culture through traditional Korean drumming and cooking.
As part of its mission to serve low-income children and families in Milwaukee, COA Youth & Family Centers has been working since 2005 to transform the Amani neighborhood by engaging residents and building neighborhood assets.
Many participants at a recent U.S. Department of Justice Listening session expressed lack of confidence in the DOJ and called for a “patterns and practices” investigation into the Milwaukee Police Department.
Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center has relocated to the old Goldmann’s building on Historic Mitchell Street to better meet the growing health and wellness needs of the native community.