Solar energy is starting to shine a little more brightly in Lindsay Heights. Four organizations in the neighborhood have installed solar-energy systems in the last two years: LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club, Shalom High School, Cross Lutheran Church and Prince Hall apartments.
Michelle Crockett started volunteering as a child, and has been doing so ever since. The vice president of community affairs at Genesis Behavioral Health Services, Inc., Crockett has served on the board of directors of numerous nonprofit organizations in Milwaukee.
On a recent sunny weekend, volunteers removed graffiti and old tires; put identification numbers on alleys and buildings, planted gardens and cleaned up vacant lots.
Healthy Kids Healthy Community (HKHC) organizers from across the country descended upon Milwaukee last week to see first-hand what community partners are doing to stem the tide of childhood obesity and encourage residents to be more active.
Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park residents and others who are interested in the future of these neighborhoods will gather June 8 to learn what topics will be addressed in the Layton Boulevard West Quality of Life Plan.
More than 45 Lindsay Heights residents and community partners gathered recently at Milwaukee College Preparatory School, 1530 W. Center St., for an update on the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative Quality of Life plan.
Thousands of people, including a large contingent from Clarke Square, marched in support of immigration rights and against Gov. Scott Walker’s budget cuts May 1.
Journey House and Longfellow, both in Clarke Square, use decades-old facilities and deal with similar problems, but that will soon change.
Lindsay Heights residents get regular updates on the community’s revitalization efforts. The next update is on Monday, May 23.