Four Clarke Square residences were rehabbed recently at no cost to homeowners as Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush With Kindness” program (ABWK) made its way to the neighborhood for the third year in a row.
Fresh from her job at the neighborhood development department at the United Community Center in Milwaukee, Veronica Ortiz, 30, was named the housing coordinator for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.
The Mitchell Park redesign project is still in the planning stages, but renderings show two possible locations for the NFL football field donated by the Green Bay Packers to Journey House in 2009.
The first of five gateway markers for Clarke Square is nearly complete. Once finished, the markers will be placed in various locations throughout Clarke Square.
Thousands of people, including a large contingent from Clarke Square, marched in support of immigration rights and against Gov. Scott Walker’s budget cuts May 1.
A statewide march for immigrant and worker rights will be held Sunday, May 1, in Milwaukee.
At first glance, the house under construction at 2221 S. 18th St. seems like any other new home rising from the ground, but it’s actually the first of its kind. The house, about 65 percent complete, is the first home to be built by participants of the Adult Build program at Milwaukee Christian Center.
Residents of Silver City met with community leaders recently to offer input and learn more about the “quality of life plan” that the neighborhood will develop. Silver City is one of three communities that make up the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.