The $32.5k grant will allow Dominican Center to work with Legal Aid Society to offer housing assistance to Amani Residents
The Dominican Center has announced that Maricha M. Harris, a Milwaukee native, will take on the role Executive Director of the organization, which is dedicated to working with residents and partners in Milwaukee’s Amani neighborhood to build a better future.
“The main goal is getting the community to care about their own neighborhood and come out to make a change,” said Amanda Clark, youth organizer at Dominican Center, who has been running the Earn & Learn program at DC.
June 3 event will also honor Sr. Patricia Roger’s 10 years of service to the organization and to the Amani community.
“Our Council is all about bringing greater peace to our neighborhood,” said Amani Youth Council President Soleil Harvey. “Not only are we about peace, but we are also uniting youth from all neighborhoods and positively changing the way elders think about the new generation.”
R.A. Stevens Family Foundation grants Dominican Center $10,000 for immediate COVID-19 relief in Amani neighborhood.
Shining a spotlight on local organizations and their commitment and effectiveness over time, The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation has announced that the Dominican Center is a finalist for the 2020 BMO Harris Cornerstone award.
We Energies Foundation has extended support to the Dominican Center in the form of a $1,500 grant for the Amani Ring Project.
The Dominican Center will host Make Change Happen in 2016, a community organizing training for youth ages 15 – 22. Reverend Yehiel Curry will facilitate the series of Saturday sessions from 10am to 1pm beginning May 14, 2016. The training continues twice a month through October 2016. Upon completion of the training, participants will be […]
The grand reopening celebration of Amani neighborhood’s Moody Park is August 20, 2015. This celebration is the culmination of more than twelve years of neighborhood efforts to revitalize this cherished park located at 22nd and Burleigh. The resident group, Amani United, is working closely with local organizations to provide children’s games, refreshments and entertainment beginning […]