The word “home” can mean many things. For some a home is a place to raise a family or a place to lay their head. For others a home may function as a business. Whatever its special meaning, a home is more than wood or bricks. Each home also holds a unique blend of stories, […]
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High school age students will get the chance to use their coming spring break to prepare for the test used to determine college admission and scholarships. The Social Development Commission is offering a series of free ACT Wings workshops at its Richards Street facility. The two-day sessions are available for April 14th and 15th, April […]
The boards of directors of Zilber Family Foundation and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee today jointly announced gifts totaling $350,000 toward the revitalization of Johnsons Park. With this announcement, the $1.23 million final capital campaign phase of the Johnsons Park Initiative, led by the Center for Resilient Cities, has reached half its goal. The Zilber […]
Busy programs from the Social Development Commission (SDC) spent the day in a Milwaukee neighborhood. The programs took part in an Integrated Mobile Monday at the COA Goldin Center at 2320 W. Burleigh. The free tax preparation services of SDC, Energy Assistance and the Lead Hazard Reduction Assistance programs offered their services at the community […]
Understanding child support can be a challenge but the Social Development Commission will partner with My Father’s House to help bring information on the potentially confusing issues surrounding the topic. SDC and Al Holmes of My Father’s House will present a free financial wellness workshop focused on child support Wednesday, March 19 at SDC Richards […]
The Running Rebels Community Organization and the Milwaukee Public School system are once again collaborating to advance the opportunities of school-aged youth and adolescents. As an organization that believes every child deserves equal access to opportunities, RRCO formed their intramural basketball teams to capture those who may be ineligible to play due or attend a school without a […]
Remarkable buildings, spaces, and physical improvements in Milwaukee will be honored again this year by the Mayor’s Design Awards. Now is the time to submit nominations. In its seventeenth year, the awards honor aspects of Milwaukee’s built environment that make our city a lively and engaging place. “Imaginative people have made some wonderful additions to […]
PEARLS for Teen Girls Inc. is honored to be one of seven Milwaukee-area organizations selected to receive support from the Burke Foundation. The $300,000, three-year grant will support the 10,000 Girls Initiative, a well-planned, phased strategy of investments and growth designed to bring the proven success of PEARLS to 10,000 at-risk Milwaukee girls. “PEARLS is […]
Like many cities throughout the United States, Milwaukee is in dire need for innovative, non-traditional approaches to improving minority male outcomes both inside and outside of school. That need may be greater today than at any other point in history. Just a few moments ago, President Barack Obama unveiled his new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, […]