World War II veteran Jesse Haro, 93, was presented with the second annual Latino Veteran of the Year Award at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.
An art project in Pulaski Park, one of five funded through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Healthy Neighborhoods Arts Initiative, has provided an opportunity to engage residents and attract resources to the KK River neighborhoods.
Two green alleys on the South Side are purifying thousands of gallons of rainwater to ensure that neighborhood residents have access to clean water.
Participants in the Future Milwaukee leadership program have erected three collection boxes, “cajas de comunidad,” around the 16th Street corridor to provide a place for residents to borrow or share books and access information about community resources.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers benefit from the efforts of Community HealthCorps members, many of whom go on to work in health care.
Mayor Tom Barrett stressed the importance of partnerships with neighborhood groups during his annual state of the city speech.
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced new neighborhoods that will be included in its Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.
Long overdue changes to Pulaski Park and the surrounding neighborhood are being planned, including energy conservation projects, youth programming and other efforts aimed at increasing resident engagement and improving safety in the area.
Winners of the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDIs), awarded to organizations working to improve impoverished neighborhoods, were announced at a sold-out dinner.
Home and apartment owners in Martin Drive, Pulaski Park and St. Joseph’s are now able to borrow money for building improvements through the Target Investment Neighborhood (TIN) program.