Harambee community members won their fight to block a liquor license for a neighborhood building that had drawn nuisance complaints under previous ownership.
Six proposals that emerged from a December brainstorming session on the Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District have been unveiled by the city. Officials hope the process will spark renewed interest in Bronzeville among developers with the capacity to launch major projects.
The city’s first-ever “Made on King Drive” event marked the return of the Gee’s Clippers barbershop to the neighborhood, and provided networking opportunities for young professionals.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and African American Chamber of Commerce will soon kick off a new revolving loan fund to help provide capital to small businesses and boost black entrepreneurship.
LISC volunteers spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day converting a storage space into a “dream room,” where students from the Calvary Christian Academy followed afterwards.
Food justice advocates stressed the importance of equal access to fresh food at a local Martin Luther King Day celebration.
Architects developers, community leaders and citizens discussed plans for six sites in the Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District, which was created in 2005. The city hopes investors will back plans to develop the sites.
A group of activists, policy makers and politicians heard about successful community development initiatives in Harambee during a recent bus tour sponsored by LISC Milwaukee.
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With grants from the Reclaiming Our Neighborhoods initiative, area nonprofits are expanding housing services to neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.