Victims of domestic and family violence will be able to more easily access support and services needed to help them heal from abuse, thanks to a new building under development by the Sojourner Family Peace Center. The Greater Milwaukee Foundation provided a $50,000 grant during its fourth quarter competitive grantmaking cycle to support preconstruction work […]
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Recently, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch read holiday stories and visited with students at St. Marcus Lutheran School.
The MANDIs recognize individuals, organizations, and corporations who are strengthening Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods. These are photographs of the MANDI finalists from the recent announcement event at O’Brien’s Irish Pub.
College Possible is recruiting recent college graduates to fill over 100 AmeriCorps positions in the coming months. The organization is seeking talented, idealistic leaders interested in changing lives by helping low-income students earn their college degrees. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership, a high level of achievement in academics or employment and a commitment to […]
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 […]
Do you know someone who wants to work with a diverse group of residents and stakeholders in one of Milwaukee’s most vibrant and growing neighborhoods on a variety of community improvement initiatives? Layton Boulevard West Neighbors is pleased to announce that we are hiring for a new Community Outreach Manager (Job Description) to start in January […]
One of the most gut-wrenching scenes is watching a parent’s pain in the neo-natal unit of a hospital as a premature baby, draped in tubes and on life support, lingers between life and death. November is Infant Prematurity Awareness Month, and as such, the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention & Poverty Network (WTPPN), is urging expectant mothers […]
We’ve all heard about the dangers of cigarette smoking and second-hand smoke. We know that both can cause lung cancer and other health related concerns. Armed with that information, many people want to quit smoking, but are unable to kick the habit. Well, here’s yet another reason to quit: if you can’t quit smoking for […]
Smokers! Circle this date – Thursday, Nov. 15 – in red letters on your calendar. That’s the date of the 37th annual Great American Smokeout, organized by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to quit. “Quitting smoking is hard to do, but it’s hard to think of anything that’s better for your health,” said […]
The 4th Annual Night by the River benefit raised enough funds for a full, eight- week internship program at ArtWorks for Milwaukee. Over 300 people were on hand to sample craft beers, fine wines, delicious cocktails, delectable hors d’oeuvres, an array of cheeses, and scrumptious desserts from Milwaukee’s finest establishments. The event, which was held […]