A three-year, $1 million initiative is intended to promote assets and reduce crime on the near west side.
Steven Tipton, 61, explains his job as a crossing guard at the corner of 35th and Brown streets, near the Westside Academy II in the Washington Park neighborhood.
A day-long summit, organized by state Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd, brought together organizations involved in violence prevention and enforcement to start a conversation about how to make Milwaukee better for everyone.
Express Yourself Milwaukee brings the therapeutic value of making art to the city’s at-risk youth population.
Terry Evans brings almost two decades of non-profit experience and a love of family, community and nature to Washington Park.
During the past decade, artisans have helped establish a creative community along Lisbon Avenue in Washington Park.
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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 […]
Residents reflected on their participation in Washington Park Partners at a gathering to celebrate another year of community revitalization. The organization also accepted a national award.
The MetLife Foundation and LISC recognized three community organizations for their work with police to reduce crime. This is the first time three groups from the same city received the national award.