Slightly more than a year after breaking ground, Sojourner Family Peace Center brings its crisis shelter together with medical, legal, social and other services in a state-of-the-art building.
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.
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.
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.
A signature program of Historic Milwaukee, Doors Open Milwaukee is the city’s largest open house. It relies on 700 volunteers to shine a spotlight on 150 buildings, parks and businesses in area neighborhoods.
Rodney Bourrage, who grew up in Milwaukee’s poorest ZIP code, created a local mentoring program called Operation Dream to provide inner-city youth with stability, guidance and skills for the future.
A $225,000 grant to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity will fund new homes, home repairs and a new swimming pool building in Washington Park.