Vote for the People’s Choice Award March 7-15!
Vote for your favorite three entries and spread the good word! Winners receive $1,000 and the Wells Fargo People’s Choice Award at the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation on March 16, 2016.Vote for three groups and share with three friends! Duplicate votes for the same group will be counted as one vote.
MANDI Awards 2016
Potawatomi Event Center
1611 W. Canal St.
The ACTS Housing Foreclosure Reclamation Project helps families purchase and rehabilitate tax-foreclosed homes, ultimately catalyzing financial independence and stabilizing distressed neighborhoods.
In 2001, visionaries Larry and Sharon Adams co-founded Walnut Way Conservation Corp. to revitalize the Lindsay Heights neighborhood.
Rodney Bourrage, a lifelong mentor and advocate, founded Operation Dream to offer African-American boys positive role models, as well as academic support, life skills and job training.
The COA Goldin Center at 24th & Burleigh, part of COA Youth & Family Centers, has played an important role in revitalizing the Amani neighborhood.
Doors Open Milwaukee celebrates the built landscape, design, and unique artistic and architectural heritage of Milwaukee
Richard (Dick) Larsen is a tireless advocate who has dedicated more than 50 years to serving nonprofit organizations across the city.
Designed for families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, the 37-unit Maskani Place offers a safe, permanent home with quality amenities and supportive social services.
The Northside Housing Initiative has converted 250 vacant lots and blighted homes into quality affordable homes since 2007, and hundreds of residents have gained marketable job skills.
The building housing Paper Box Lofts integrates Milwaukee’s industrial heritage with contemporary design and function in the heart of the Clarke Square neighborhood.
Founded in 1998, Safe & Sound has galvanized community-based organizations, youth-serving organizations, residents and law enforcement to improve public safety.
The St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care-Bucyrus Campus provides adult day care, basic health care, human services and early childhood education, while serving as a catalyst for neighborhood renewal.