John Schlifske, chairman and CEO of Northwestern Mutual, Mike Lovell, chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Jackie Herd-Barber, Greater Milwaukee Foundation Board member and civic volunteer, have been named chairs of Milwaukee Succeeds, a new broad-based strategic partnership that will serve as a long-range major civic initiative to focus on educational success for all children in Milwaukee.
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FacebookTwitteremailSchools throughout the nation employ successful programs to promote healthy eating in children, and summer camps are now increasingly considered as holding promise for similar initiatives. However, there is a gap in our understanding of the current status of healthy nutrition in summer camps and potential summer camp nutrition interventions that might help curb childhood […]
The Johnston Center, a collaboration of Mercy Housing and Hope House, has been open for almost one year. This building, formerly a clinic, offers 92 single occupancy units for the chronically homeless and disabled. The building features common spaces, a computer lab, and an exercise room. But what makes the housing “supportive” is the case management provided by Hope House staff.
FacebookTwitteremailAs part of the Alice’s Garden program, Fieldhands and Foodways, Brown Street Academy 4th & 5th grade students come to the garden each Thursday morning. This past Thursday, they visited the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Fieldhands and Foodways is an agricultural, historical and cultural-based learning opportunity for young people and community families to celebrate the farming, […]
President Obama has released the administration’s 2011 National Drug Control Strategy, which features Milwaukee’s Safe & Sound program, a partnership between law enforcement agencies, local residents and young people to prevent youth gang activity, crime and drug use.
FacebookTwitteremail On Saturday, July 30 from 10:30am-1:00pm, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors will host a free, guided bus tour of homes for sale in the Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park neighborhoods of Milwaukee’s near South Side. The tour will begin in Room 203 of the Sacred Heart Center at 1545 S. Layton Blvd. (entrance […]