North Division High School and Clement J. Zablocki Elementary School are the newest of 10 MPS “community schools,” where teachers, students, families and community partners collectively create programs that address students’ needs.
The 10-year Zilber Neighborhood Initiative ended this summer and Lindsay Heights leaders say most of the plan’s goals have been met or are on the way to completion.
Walnut Way seeks to involve Lindsay Heights community members in neighborhood development conversations and encourage grassroots leadership.
Teens worked to return the 12-year-old “Caring Neighbors” mural at Walnut Way Conservation Corp. to its original look throughout the summer and unveiled it on Harvest Day.
Five years after Ezzard White established his One Hope Made Strong (OHMS) training program for central city residents, 10 of his trainees are working on the Legacy Lofts project on North Avenue between 15th and 16th streets.
Lonnie Brown and Deavon Haynes are spending the summer exercising their creativity and building friendships, skills and confidence at Express Yourself Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Public Schools is moving forward with an initiative to reconfigure schools in the 53206 ZIP code, creating a feeder system for North Division and Douglas, which will become a middle school.
As August begins, Alice’s Garden in Lindsay Heights is bursting with abundant flowers, produce and herbs.
With several large-scale redevelopment projects in progress on the North/ Fond du Lac business corridors in Lindsay Heights, BID leaders are focused on priorities such as creating jobs and improving public safety.
A group of North Division High School alumni, neighborhood residents and students known as the Call to Action Committee is seeking more control for African-American community members when the high school becomes a “community school” in the fall.