The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center distributed backpacks filled with school supplies to children who live in the Westlawn housing development and the surrounding community to help get their school year off to a good start.
Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.
HEDC is excited to announce the completion of the Havenwoods Community documentary. Beginning on July 13th HEDC will release the first of seven short documentaries with each telling a unique story in Havenwoods. Watch as we release a new story every Monday via email starting on July 13th through August 24th . With the Havenwoods […]
An anti-pregnancy program, called the Loving and Developing Yourself (LADY) group, encourages teenage girls to seek academic excellence and set career goals while avoiding pregnancy.
Milwaukee’s range of affordably priced homes, combined with lower mortgage rates than a year ago attracted more than 250 house hunters to a recent homeownership fair organized by Take Root Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2014. NNS reporter Raina Johnson explains why the story republished here is the favorite of those she wrote this year.
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced new neighborhoods that will be included in its Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.
Job Corps, a federal program created 50 years ago as part of the War on Poverty, attempts to pull economically disadvantaged youth and young adults out of poverty.
The Milwaukee Public Library has opened its first automated, 24/7 express library at Westlawn Gardens.
More than 500 people took advantage of a backpack giveaway at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center to pick up school supplies, listen to music and build community at Westlawn.