Four days a week, “Ashley” (not her real name) attends Our Next Generation, a community-based nonprofit that offers after-school academic and enrichment programs. Ashley and her tutor, Sammie Lou Krieger, have worked together for six years, meeting every Monday for a one-on-one tutoring session.
After taking a trip of a lifetime as a Peace Corps volunteer, a Milwaukee native returned home four years later to share what she learned with the Lindsay Heights community.
Position Title: Walnut Way Center Manager Reports to: Program Director Supervises: Volunteers, interns Schedule: 32 hours per week with potential for full time (40 hours), based on candidate Organization: Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is a neighborhood association within Lindsay Heights that works to sustain economically diverse communities through civic engagement, environmental stewardship and ventures for […]
Dozens of community members gathered in Lindsay Heights recently to hear about the new voter ID law that takes effect Jan. 1.
For most people the holiday season is a time for celebration. But for many others – who may be struggling to keep the heat on – buying gifts is simply impossible. With community assistance groups also hurting in tough economic times, Seaway Bank and Trust Company has stepped up its “Trim-a-Tree” program to help families […]
Most members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee leave when they finish high school. But 19-year-old Erick Perkins has returned to the program at North Division High School as a volunteer. The aspiring entertainer credits the club with helping him realize his gift for music.
Members of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood have created a cookbook that provides healthy African-American-inspired recipes. The book’s purpose is to help a community at high risk for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure make better food choices.
Public safety was a hot topic as community members met recently to hear updates on the Quality of Life plan goals in Lindsay Heights, including the announcement of a $5,000 grant to improve safety.
November 21, 2011 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm North Division High School Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is applying for U.S. EPA Brownfield’s cleanup grant to assist in the remediation of 1609 N. 16th St. This is the site for the Innovations & Wellness Commons. A copy of this grant proposal is available for public review […]
Brown Street Academy is going green with a new schoolyard under construction this fall. The renovated playground will promote nature-focused and interactive learning in an outdoor space that children can use year-round.