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.
A new program for veterans and active service members will offer affordable housing and benefit the community through Veterans Volunteer Corp.
Share your creativity by participating in the Fall 2012 Vliet Street Business Association Youth Art & Coloring Contest October 1-31, 2012 held in conjunction with National Arts & Humanities Month. We know every day that the arts are celebrated throughout our neighborhood, but October is a special month to celebrate because it is the largest […]
Members of the 27th Street West Drug Free Coalition Youth Council recently took Mayor Tom Barrett and County Supervisor Russell Stamper on a walking tour of assets and liabilities in a section of Washington Park.
Safe & Sound and residents of the 2000 block of North 41st Street celebrated the transformation of a vacant lot into a mini-football field and play area for neighborhood children.