Check out Amani Youth Council’s Fun Fridays; learn about the environment’s effect on your health; meet your neighbors in Pulaski Park; attend New Hope Youth and Family Center’s open house and block party; and support Camp ‘Xhongo’ at Coffee Makes You Black.
FoodShare members can get a 50% discount on fresh fruits and vegetables at Outpost Natural Foods thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture secured by Outpost and the Hunger Task Force.
Wisconsin has been approved to issue a one-time payment of $391 to parents of children in child care who will receive FoodShare this summer. Parents who have children in the free lunch and breakfast program at their school or kids who were enrolled last school year also are eligible.
Participate in a discussion for Black people about pregnancy prevention planning; attend COA’s weekly concert series; check out a monthly support space for Hmong LGBTQ+ people; learn about job opportunities at MCTS; and volunteer to drive people to the polls.
Help survey the condition of houses in Amani; visit CirculateMKE at Alice’s Garden; get free school supplies at South Division; eat a locally grown meal to benefit Full Circle Healing Farm; and demolish a car and fundraise for Sojourner Family Peace Center.
Paint and play in Metcalfe Park; pick up food vouchers if you’re an eligible senior; go to movie night at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society; meet the application deadline for a paid virtual IT bootcamp at MATC; and help repaint the “Floración” neighborhood mural.
Listen to music on the Beerline; check out an auto repair class for women from MATC; visit Urbal Tea for a unique pop-up shop; learn about the Underground Railroad and its ties to Lindsay Heights; and attend a citywide COVID-19 vigil organized by the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition.
Public Allies, a national nonprofit based in Milwaukee, laid off dozens of employees without warning. Alumni accuse the organization of retaliating against those who questioned leadership.
Check out “Summer Vibes on Villard”; learn how to participate in crafting the city budget; be in community with other parents in Harambee; participate in a benefit for UCC schools; and get leads during a drive-thru job fair with over 60 employers.
NNS’ Sam Woods joined WUWM 89.7-FM, Milwaukee’s NPR and Joy Powers of “Lake Effect” for the July installment of our monthly “5 Things” feature.