Community members in Concordia celebrated Earth Day at Neighborhood House. Activities included mural painting, a neighborhood clean-up and environmental education.
The new director of community safety, John Connelly, will focus on crime prevention, diversion tactics.
Washington Park residents praised Habitat for Humanity for choosing their neighborhood as the first for its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, a new $20 million community-building strategy.
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.
Four youth from Our Next Generation will join five students from Marquette University’s Educational Opportunity Program on an educational trip to Washington, D.C. The trip will include visits to Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, Georgetown University and other area universities and museums, DuPont Circle, and the National Mall. The trip will culminate with attendance of […]
Washington Park Partners, Safe & Sound and the Milwaukee Police Department plan to use a three-year federal grant to bolster Washington Park’s crime-fighting and revitalization efforts.
From humble beginnings in a doublewide trailer, the Urban Ecology Center now has three sites where adult educators teach children from nearby schools to be stewards of the environment.
The Washington Park Partners Housing Committee used a drawing to select potential buyers for three foreclosed homes at the organization’s annual meeting. Even with the work that needs to be done on the houses, they are a real bargain.
The MANDI Awards selected Our Next Generation’s Outbound Learning Program as a finalist in the PNC Trail Blazer Award category honoring an innovative approach to a community problem. Our Next Generation’s Outbound Learning Program provides an innovative solution to the problem of poverty by exposing youth to worlds they would otherwise never imagine. In 2003 […]
Hmong and African American youth from two Safe & Sound “Safe Places” worked together recently to paint murals on the walls of the Hmong American Friendship Association. The project aimed to raise awareness of cultural differences and reduce stereotypes.