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MANDI Awards
US Bank presents: MANDI 2016

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

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Potawatomi Event Center
1611 W. Canal St.

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ACTS Housing Foreclosure Reclamation Project

The ACTS Housing Foreclosure Reclamation Project helps families purchase and rehabilitate tax-foreclosed homes, ultimately catalyzing financial independence and stabilizing distressed neighborhoods.

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Larry and Sharon Adams, Founders, Walnut Way Conservation Corp.

In 2001, visionaries Larry and Sharon Adams co-founded Walnut Way Conservation Corp. to revitalize the Lindsay Heights neighborhood.

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Rodney Bourrage, Sr., Founder and Executive Director, Operation DREAM

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.

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COA Youth & Family Centers

The COA Goldin Center at 24th & Burleigh, part of COA Youth & Family Centers, has played an important role in revitalizing the Amani neighborhood.

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Doors Open Milwaukee, Historic Milwaukee, Inc.

Doors Open Milwaukee celebrates the built landscape, design, and unique artistic and architectural heritage of Milwaukee

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First Stage, The Wisconsin Cycle

First Stage’s Wisconsin Cycle is a six-year play series that explores Milwaukee’s cultural roots — past, present and future.

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Dick Larsen, Community Volunteer and Retired President, Larsen Electric

Richard (Dick) Larsen is a tireless advocate who has dedicated more than 50 years to serving nonprofit organizations across the city.

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Maskani Place

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.

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Moody Park, Milwaukee County & Community Partners

The newly renovated 4.1-acre Moody Park is home to a community building, interactive splash pad, three full-size basketball courts, an outdoor gym, lighted pathways and a performance stage.

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Northside Housing Initiative

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.

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Paper Box Lofts

The building housing Paper Box Lofts integrates Milwaukee’s industrial heritage with contemporary design and function in the heart of the Clarke Square neighborhood.

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Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee

Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee offers free home maintenance services, allowing seniors, veterans and people with disabilities to stay in their homes and continue to live independently.

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Safe & Sound

Founded in 1998, Safe & Sound has galvanized community-based organizations, youth-serving organizations, residents and law enforcement to improve public safety.

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St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care-Bucyrus Campus

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.

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Turtle Park, River Revitalization Foundation

Turtle Park provides a natural playground with many amenities, including a greenhouse and rain garden, while preventing river pollution and creating a habitat for birds and other pollinators.

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