On Saturday, April 29, area residents joined community leaders and volunteers from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Alumni Association, the UWM College of Nursing, and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee to prepare the Westlawn Community Gardens for Spring!
Despite the chilly weather, there was a great turnout and volunteers prepped more than 30 raised garden beds for spring planting as part of UWM's Alumni Community Engagement Month of Service. #WestlawnC
Earlier this month, the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center (SSNC) was honored at the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDIs), hosted by LISC Milwaukee.
SSNC received the BMO Harris Cornerstone award and the Wells Fargo People’s Choice award for its work in the Westlawn community.
We’re proud to have strong partners like SSNC and are grateful for their commitment to strengthening our community. #PartnerSpotlight #SilverSpringNeighborhoodCenter
Jackie Burrell is president of the Westlawn Resident Council and a member of CNI’s Steering Committee and she loves her community. Jackie is a self-proclaimed “people person” who has a vision of unity and togetherness for the CNI neighborhood.
Jackie loves children. She has two biological daughters and has adopted four girls. When Jackie has free time, she spends it with her children or at church.
People like Jackie are exactly what make this community great and we are th
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Alumni Association, UWM College of Nursing and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) are hosting a community gardens prep day on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Westlawn Community Gardens. Are you interested in joining residents, UWM alumni, and their families as they clear, repair and refill garden boxes to prepare them for vegetables and fruits to be planted or help plant trees and perennials arou
Carmen Schools of Science and Technology was recently named the #1 high school in Wisconsin by U.S. News and World Report! Check out the rankings in this article from the North Shore Now. #MediaCoverage #Education
We're working on a comprehensive website to house information about CNI, news from around the community, details about upcoming events and resources for residents, businesses and community organizations. Stay tuned for a launch announcement! In the meantime, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. #WhatsNext #Website #Facebook #Twitter
We’ve launched several advisory committees for the project, one for each of the plan’s four focus areas and a steering committee. The committees consist of a diverse cross section of the community who are coming together to provide advice and counsel and help achieve the goals of the transformative plan. Are you interested in serving on a committee? Contact us to learn more! We also held our second neighborhood meeting and were happy to see more than 60 residents, business ow