About 70 people who live, work or serve in Lindsay Heights attended a Report to Community event focused on increasing residents’ engagement.
Menomonee Valley has become a destination for many people eager to visit the Urban Ecology Center, run on the Hank Aaron trail or watch the wildlife. But Menomonee Valley Partners would like more southeastern Wisconsin residents to see how the valley has changed.
A new program for veterans and active service members will offer affordable housing and benefit the community through Veterans Volunteer Corp.
In the year since Layton Boulevard West Neighbors presented its Quality of Life Plan to the neighborhood, visible improvements have been showing up in Silver City, Layton Park and Burnham Park.
The St. Mark AME Church and its affiliate, the Lovell Johnson Quality of Life Center, hosted three community sessions to address preterm births during November, Prematurity Awareness month.
Urban Anthropology Inc. is using the arts to celebrate ethnic diversity and attract artists to Lincoln Village and Baran Park on the South Side.
For the second year, the Salvation Army’s red kettles are now equipped with QR codes to accommodate smartphone users.
For 10 years, MPS has held an annual “Foro” or “Forum Latino” for parents of students with special needs. More than 400 people attended this year’s event, the only one of its kind in the state, according to the school district.
Several local organizations have started the Neighborhood Leadership Institute to help build the capacity and effectiveness of resident and non-profit leaders.
The recently formed Metcalfe Park Community Action Team came in second in a new Chicago-based contest, for its creative and temporary use of a vacant lot to draw positive attention to the North Side neighborhood.