Community partners Milwaukee Bucks and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network unveiled a new learning laboratory at Carmen High School of Science and Technology's Northwest Campus. The Learning Center will serve as a hub for hands-on training for healthcare careers. Learn more about the center and view photos in this article from OnMilwaukee.com. #CarmenHighSchoolofScienceTechnology #MilwaukeeBucks #MediaCoverage
HERE! to celebrate the people and places of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) area The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) and MKE <-> LAX are pleased to announce HERE!, a summer talent search for people and places in the CNI area on Milwaukee’s northwest side. The talent search is supporting the production of a creative placemaking plan to stimulate long-term art, civic engagement and cultural leadership throughout the CNI area.
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The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee is beginning construction on 184 apartments and townhomes in the Westlawn Gardens housing campus! In addition to housing projects, the Choice Neighborhood Initiative is working to renew the surrounding neighborhood and attract businesses like Dakonte Product Group, 360 Degrees LLC and Waseen Inc. Learn more here. #HousingAuthorityoftheCityofMilwaukee #Housing #Neighborhood #MediaCoverage
Join Mayor Tom Barrett on Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. and take part in the 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge! The walk will begin at Westlawn Gardens, located at 62nd Street and Custer Avenue. Prior to the walk, a block party will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Westlawn Gardens. The block party will feature free music, food and fun for the whole family! #Neighborhood #Placemaking #MayorBarrett
On Thursday, August 10, Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun helped celebrate SHARP Literacy students and their academic accomplishments at the conclusion of SHARP's eight-week Summer Learning Gain Initiative, which involved approximately 300 students at eight locations throughout Milwaukee. The locations were Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, Journey House, Our Next Generation, COA-Riverwest, Milwaukee Christian Center, Neu-Life at Gwen T. Jackson, and the Choice Neighborhood's own Si
MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube™ made a stop at the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center on Tuesday, August 8. The Curiosity Cube™ is equipped with the latest technology to inspire curiosity and bring science to the masses. Visitors from young children to adults walk away with new knowledge and a tangible understanding of the science topic presented in the Curiosity Cube™. Thanks to the folks from MilliporeSigma and the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center for helping spark an inte
Erica Lofton, 16, is the CEO and Founder of Girls in Action, Inc. The charity, created by Erica when she was just seven years old, promotes girl leadership.
Erica had the opportunity to introduce Vice President Joe Biden at the White House in 2015, and was recognized for building bridges between youth and law enforcement as part of her effort to increase community.
Having grown up in the neighborhood, Erica enjoys the diversity and the great community spaces. Erica hope
As we shared last month, we recently held a neighborhood huddle and dessert swap at Carmen Northwest High School for residents to discuss ways to build community through creative placemaking!
In the coming days, we’ll be launching a “talent search” to highlight the people and places of cultural and creative interest. The search is called "HERE!", and a team of artists are already connecting with the "talent" of Milwaukee's CNI area. Stay tuned for more information and a s
Paul Williams has recently been appointed as CNI Coordinator. Paul has served as the Housing Authority's Communications Manager for several years, and he has been instrumental in the CNI effort since its launch. If you see him out and about in the neighborhood, please be sure to say "hi." #Neighborhood #People #HousingAuthorityoftheCityofMilwaukee