Next Door Foundation organized a softball game to strengthen relations between District 3 police and residents.
The Metcalfe Park Community Action Team offered health screenings, food and fun to neighborhood residents.
The Next Door early childhood education center has announced they have acquired the former Northwest General Hospital building at 5310 Capitol Drive for Head Start preschool classrooms. This year, Next Door expects to serve about 400 additional Head Start-eligible children. The building was purchased with existing resources, said Executive Director Carol Keintz. The expanded Head […]
A Metcalfe Park neighborhood group took the next step in its year-old neighborhood revitalization campaign, starting a community garden on an empty lot.
Residents of the area near 9th Street and Ring enjoyed fellowship and fun at Heal the Hood event.
For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
By creating community connections through timebanking, the Milwaukee Area Time Exchange helps to bring resources to people with disabilities and build community in distressed neighborhoods.
The city is courting businesses to create 700 to 1,000 permanent jobs for Milwaukee residents, especially those who live near the old A.O. Smith factory. The official unemployment rate in nearby minority neighborhoods is roughly 20 percent.
A group of Northwestern Mutual employees collected and donated more than 4,000 books to the Next Door Foundation in honor of Black History Month.
The Alma Center’s Wisdom Walk to Self-Mastery offers perpetrators of domestic violence a chance to heal the wounds of their own trauma and unlearn the lessons of violence-plagued childhoods.