Lindsay Heights residents gather every Wednesday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer to walk the neighborhood, pick up trash and build community.
Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
As the new executive director of Walnut Way, LaShawndra Vernon helped to organize her first annual Harvest Festival on the 2200 block of 17th Street, which brought together community members, police officers and local businesspeople.
Black leaders say unity, strategy and stories are essential to changing the conditions of Milwaukee’s African-American community.
Business, philanthropic, neighborhood and government representatives gathered to create new partnerships and share ideas for improving the quality of life for city residents at United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee’s first summit.
Clean Slate Milwaukee is holding its first community re-entry and expungement summit to help non-violent felons access resources and find opportunity.
The annual Doors Open event allows the public to explore more than 150 locations throughout the city, including 12 sites in the spotlight neighborhoods of Sherman Park and Clarke Square. The event will be held Sept. 17 and 18.
Teen participants in Layton Boulevard West’s Code Academy learn the building blocks of computer programming.
For the fifth year, Ajamou Butler’s Heal the Hood event brought community members together for entertainment, food and fun.
We’ve reached Labor Day, which means fall is on its way. In this photo gallery, take a look back at a memorable summer of 2016 around our Milwaukee neighborhoods.