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 […]
Thanks to a generous grant from Kohl’s Cares in support of the Kohl’s Building Blocks Program, Penfield has officially launched PenfieldBuildingBlocks.org, an online tool that provides helpful how-to articles, tips and videos for families. Tapping into the expertise of family counselors, healthcare providers and educational professionals, PenfieldBuildingBlocks.org is a valuable online resource that allows Penfield […]
The International Learning Center provides young refugee children with the skills they need for kindergarten.
Adolescents hosted an Above the Influence Safe Night at the Hmong American Friendship Association that included free food, a talent competition and plenty of diversity.
Central City Churches Outreach Ministry, a project of eight churches along Wisconsin Avenue, has been feeding poor people for more than 30 years.
Andrew Parker, president of Historic Concordia Neighborhood Inc., is striving to move his bed and breakfast, neighborhood and Milwaukee forward.
Community members in Concordia celebrated Earth Day at Neighborhood House. Activities included mural painting, a neighborhood clean-up and environmental education.
A suggestion by Mayor Barrett led to an agreement between Journey House and Marquette University High School to share a field donated to Journey House by the Green Bay Packers.
The International Learning Center at Neighborhood House is the latest group to install a Little Free Library, making it easy for students and neighbors to borrow books.
Spaces and Traces 2012 offered community members an opportunity to tour 13 locations in Milwaukee’s historic Concordia neighborhood. Two prominent historic locations were featured for the first time ever.