Public Allies Milwaukee’s first Evolving Leaders Conference invited current Allies, alumni and other nonprofit professionals to invest in their own growth for a day.
By creating community connections through timebanking, the Milwaukee Area Time Exchange helps to bring resources to people with disabilities and build community in distressed neighborhoods.
Attendees at “Scribe of a Social Conscience: Steinbeck plus 75,” a presentation by Paul McComas at the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking, reflected on the relevance of the author’s social message to present-day Milwaukee.
After a successful inaugural season as a community supported agriculture business, Young Farmers of Milwaukee kicked off its second season by attending the Urban Ecology Center Local Farmer Open House.
By sharing stories of love and acceptance, Diverse & Resilient hopes to increase community acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and reduce health problems that affect the LGBT community.
Project Focal Point, Inc., located in Milwaukee’s Borchert Field neighborhood, gives senior citizens information and resources, food and fun.
Liberty Mutual Insurance has awarded more than $100,000 to seven local nonprofit organizations through its Facebook campaign, “Like My Community.” COA Youth & Family Centers, One Heartland and Running Rebels each won $30,000.
Liberty Mutual Insurance has launched its “Like My Community™ Project,” providing $100,000 in support to seven local nonprofit causes with a social media voting campaign.
Growing Power, in collaboration with the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp., has opened a Deli & Food Market in the Harambee neighborhood.
A recent grant from Greater Milwaukee Foundation will support strengthening Diverse and Resilient’s community health promoter program, which provides outreach and education to the LGBT community.