Join Green Bay Packers wide receiver, Davante Adams, on Saturday, May 20th as he leads Next Door’s biggest event of the year: the Walk for Children. More than 1,000 Next Door families, staff, community supporters and elected officials are expected to participate in the one-mile walk and family-friendly festivities.
Next Door, a birth-to-five early learning school based in Milwaukee’s Central City, received its first-ever perfect, 40-point score in the latest evaluation by Wisconsin’s YoungStar rating program.
The Milwaukee nonprofit group, Next Door, was awarded a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Bank Foundation. A check presentation took place on Friday, Aug. 28, at the U.S. Bank Midtown office located at 5526 W. Capitol Drive. The check presentation was attended by Carol Keintz, president of Next Door; Steven SaLoutos, U.S. Bank executive vice […]
Next Door, the leading provider of early education and support services in Central City Milwaukee, announced today that President Carol Keintz, Ed.D will retire on September 3 after seven years with the agency. Following an extensive nation-wide search, the Board of Directors has hired Tracey Sparrow, Ed.D to succeed Keintz. Dr. Sparrow’s deep expertise in […]
Next Door, the leading provider of early education services in Central City Milwaukee, will hold its 26th Annual Walk for Children on Saturday, May 16th to raise awareness for the important programming Next Door delivers to the city’s most vulnerable children and their families.
5pm at 2545 N. 29th Street. Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, and the Green Team, a sustainability management company, will be special guests at this event which will focus on gardening and literacy. Ozaukee Congregational Church will provide volunteers for the event. Through the focus of urban gardening, families will have a […]
Next Door Executive Director Dr. Carol Keintz met this week with Senior White House officials at a briefing on Early Education in Washington. Eleven early childhood experts came together to discuss the President’s Early Education agenda with department leaders. The Educare School of Milwaukee provided a model for leveraging early education to ensure school success. […]
“Next Door would like to thank Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Reps. George Miller, D-Calif., and Richard Hanna, R-N.Y. for their bi-partisan leadership to support our nation’s children. Their introduction of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act is an exciting opportunity for our nation to improve outcomes for low- and middle-income children and their […]
The Next Door early childhood education center has announced they have acquired the former Northwest General Hospital building at 5310 Capitol Drive for Head Start preschool classrooms. This year, Next Door expects to serve about 400 additional Head Start-eligible children. The building was purchased with existing resources, said Executive Director Carol Keintz. The expanded Head […]
Over the past three months, parents in Next Door’s Parent Ambassador program have collected 1,068 pairs of old children’s shoes. These shoes represent the number of child abuse and neglect cases in one year in Milwaukee County. As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the shoes will be hung in the Rotunda at City Hall. […]