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Leaders from several of Milwaukee’s largest business, education and non-profit organizations today announced the formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), an organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote economic development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and […]
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee and a few other nonprofit organizations stayed open for the first time during an MPS cold weather closure last week to meet the increased needs of area parents and youth.
Daddy’s Soul Food & Grille opened earlier this month in an area with few locally owned restaurants.
Woodlands School was named a 2014 National School of Character, an honor awarded to only three charter schools nationwide.
The Board of Directors at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee has announced the appointment of Jeff Martinka as its Executive Director. Martinka will succeed Richard Cox, who is retiring in May after six years as Executive Director of Neighborhood House.“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff as the new leader of an organization that has served this community for more […]
“Talk it Out! Youth Engaging with Law Enforcement” is a unique pilot program of the 27th Street West Drug Free Coalition designed to give youth in the 53208 zip code (an area that includes Washington Park, Cold Spring Park, and Historic Concordia among others) the opportunity to command a conversation with local law enforcement in […]
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and African American Chamber of Commerce will soon kick off a new revolving loan fund to help provide capital to small businesses and boost black entrepreneurship.
Neighborhood House, which serves thousands of children, adults and families on Milwaukee’s west side, has announced the retirement of Executive Director Richard Cox at the end of April 2014. Cox has served as the Executive Director of Neighborhood House since February 2008. Prior to his service at Neighborhood House, Cox spent 26 years in service […]
In a city with a violent crime rate now in America’s top ten (Forbes Magazine), Milwaukeeans are all too familiar with gun violence. Teens and others in Milwaukee’s Concordia neighborhood, where a young man was shot and killed in broad daylight earlier this month, will gather with law enforcement to share concerns and advocate for […]