Three documentary films that offer models to prevent gun violence were screened recently at Coffee Makes You Black.
Gardening has gone viral for the teens of Neu-Life Community Resource Center in Lindsay Heights, who are using the Internet to help plan their plot at Alice’s Garden.
Fondy Food Center is one of 100 agencies nationwide competing to win a free fruit orchard. To vote, go to www.communitiestakeroot.com.
Brown Street Academy’s newly renovated outdoor classroom was the site of Milwaukee’s 47th annual Arbor Day celebration.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated Earth Day by cleaning the streets of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood, and “lifting up” community spirit.
Marjorie Rucker, LISC Milwaukee’s commercial revitalization specialist, is focusing her efforts on restoring commercial corridors in the central city.
Harriet Dorsey, the oldest resident of Walnut Way, celebrated her 106th birthday this week. State representative Elizabeth Coggs (10th District) joined the party, held at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. In 2006, when Dorsey was 100, she was inducted in the Milwaukee County Senior Hall of Fame, receiving a special “Century of Service Award.” The long-time community volunteer has been called “the Queen Mother of the African American community.”
If you’re interested in lowering your energy bills, the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program may be right for you. The program, designed to help homeowners save money on energy costs, is recruiting in Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights, Thurston Woods and other central city communities this spring.
Milwaukee County candidates for the spring election debated local issues at a recent Community Planning Council monthly meeting. Community members poured in to hear what they had to say.
A representative from Seaway Bank and Trust Company will answer questions and provide basic information about mortgage borrowing and home buying at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at River of Life AME Church, 4260 N. Teutonia Ave. Topics will include how to get prequalified for a home, how to improve your credit score, the importance of […]