Nassar Majeed’s family has owned a home in Milwaukee for 62 years. Recently the city razed two nearby houses, located on the corner of Clark and North 6th Streets.
Larry Thomas works in demolition. He recently helped tear down two abandoned houses at the corner of N. 6th and Clarke Streets.
On May 9, the city of Milwaukee razed two abandoned houses next door to the home of Ben Hibler, 2165 N. 6th St. Hibler and his granddaughter, Brianna Kazee, watched while the houses came down. He said he’s seen other houses in the area come down recently.
Mothers and children at Meta House, a drug and alcohol treatment facility, received a new library full of children’s books from participants in the Future Milwaukee leadership program.
Clare Community has opened a home for prostitutes and victims of sex trafficking while they transition to a new life.
Community organizations have begun a campaign to stop the violence in the city of Milwaukee. Saturday’s walk across the James E. Groppi Unity Bridge kicked off the yearlong campaign.
Walkers met in Washington Park Saturday to enjoy a brisk walk with Dr. Jess Kuester, who explained the importance of calcium and vitamin D and answered their health questions.
Activist Jan Christensen says building a community is a long-term project. She is the community organizer in the Riverwest neighborhood.
Nearly a dozen renters have moved into foreclosed homes that are part of the Rent to Own Homes program in the Layton Boulevard West neighborhood. The project is a finalist for a MANDI.
Lovers of gospel music and those who always have wanted to experience it will come together at a “Gospel Jubilee” to raise money for a new Lisbon Avenue Community Health Center.