Community activist Leilani Lopez has started work in Metcalfe Park as co-coordinator for the federal Building Neighborhood Capacity Program.
Borchert Field resident Andre Lee Ellis has taken anti-violence efforts into his own hands, paying young black men to clean up their neighborhood for several hours each weekend.
Almost two years after the launch of the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program in two distressed city neighborhoods, community leaders see progress, and the federal government is extending and expanding the program.
The 11th annual African American Walk for Quality Health raised awareness about racial health disparities, with a focus on women’s health.
The Milwaukee Urban Soccer Collaborative is spreading the popularity of the game across the city by offering free, after-school soccer programs, helping students develop essential life skills while remaining physically active.
Lakendra Carter, 18, recently participated in a series of dialogues co-produced by Metcalfe Park’s Building Neighborhood Capacity Program and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. She was one of about 20 young adults from Metcalfe Park who expressed what’s on their minds. Here she shares some of her personal story.
Kenneth Giles, 19, recently participated in a series of dialogues co-produced by Metcalfe Park’s Building Neighborhood Capacity Program and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. He was one of about 20 young adults from Metcalfe Park who expressed what’s on their minds. Here he shares some of his personal story.
Winter Jackson, a Metcalfe Park resident and Clarke Street Elementary School mother, sits with neighbors outside the school playground where a third-grader was critically injured in the crossfire of a shootout.
5pm at 2545 N. 29th Street. Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, and the Green Team, a sustainability management company, will be special guests at this event which will focus on gardening and literacy. Ozaukee Congregational Church will provide volunteers for the event. Through the focus of urban gardening, families will have a […]
Many of the shelves are empty at Books for Kids, a 24-year-old program at Next Door Foundation. Storybooks for tots are particularly in short supply.