Neighborhood residents and other users of the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center met with Quorum Architects and center and park staff to share their ideas.
Health and Wellness
People needing outpatient mental healthcare face a fragmented system that makes it difficult to find a provider and schedule an appointment despite Milwaukee County’s ongoing efforts to improve the system.
A $1.6 million federal grant will help a local mental healthcare group expand efforts to integrate primary care into its community clinics, but Milwaukee County continues to struggle making the transition to a community-based mental healthcare model.
Local youth are prepping for a one-mile race at the Milwaukee Running Festival, which includes a marathon that takes runners through the central city.
The SDC’s Senior Companion Program helps seniors remain in their own homes rather than at an assisted living facility or nursing home.
Faith leaders shared messages with their communities about infant death prevention as part of this year’s Strong Baby Sabbath.
Opening in the Innovation and Wellness Commons, The Juice Kitchen combines fruits and vegetables in drinks aimed at promoting healthy living.
The first shelter in Milwaukee County dedicated specifically to young girls coming out of sex trafficking opened recently to provide a unique kind of support.
About 20 bikers from the North and South sides participated in a recent Black & Brown Unity Ride, organized by Red Bike & Green, which promotes biking to improve health, environment and the local economy.
The first of 12 parks to be renovated as part of the MKE Plays initiative will be completed soon.