Andy Tyler is one of our neighborhood's everyday heroes, protecting our youth as a school crossing guard at Kluge Elementary School for over nine years.
Like many in the city, we were saddened to hear of the reckless driving incident that seriously injured Mr. Tyler as he was heading to work. The family has established a GoFundMe Campaign for medical expenses. If you would like to help the Tyler family, you can make a donation here.
We have incredible assets to celebrate in Milwaukee’s Choice Neighborhood. One such asset is the UWM Silver Spring Community Nursing Center where residents can receive low-cost health services such as hypertension and diabetes screening tests, health education programs and more. Learn more about the Community Nursing Center by watching this short video. #NeighborhoodAsset #SilverSpringNeighborhoodCenter
MKE <-> LAX has been active in the Choice Neighborhood to produce a creative placemaking plan to stimulate long-term art, civic engagement, and cultural leadership throughout the CNI area. The HERE! CNI team has produced several videos, which highlight people and places in the CNI area.
Recently, the HERE! CNI team made a quick stop at Havenwoods State Forest. Visit Havenwoods State Forest in this short video. #HavenwoodsStateForest #Neighborhood
Delicia Morris and her family (husband John and three boys) lived in Westlawn from 2010 until just a few weeks ago. They were one of the last families to be relocated in preparation for new housing to be built over the next several years. Ms. Morris has deep connections in the neighborhood, serving as vice president of the Westlawn Resident Council, president of the Housing Authority’s Resident Advisory Board, and as the lead Choice Neighborhood Case Manager working with relo
Thanks to Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering and Johnson Controls, students at Carmen Northwest Middle School recently took part in a FIRST Lego League Tournament.
FIRST Lego League Tournaments offer students the opportunity to practice imaginative thinking and teamwork, to address real-world problems. Carmen students participated in a challenge that involved designing a whole house water filter to solve the problem of lead in drinking water – a critically i
The CNI case management team held a college readiness event on November 18 to get more parents and children thinking about and preparing for college.
Families were able to connect children ages 12 years and older with pre-college and college programs that can help them navigate the application and financial aid processes.
Participating programs included Marquette University, UWM, MATC, Pearls for Teen Girls and others. #Education
The Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) held its annual neighborhood banquet at Direct Supply’s Champions Hall on November 16.
A large crowd enjoyed highlights of HEDC’s work over the past year, and Ex Fabula, the local storytelling initiative, led a story slam featuring poignant and inspirational tales by residents and other stakeholders about the neighborhood. #HavenwoodsEconomicDevelopmentCorporation #Neighborhood
Havenwoods is a vibrant, diverse community that is uniquely positioned to enjoy the vitality and convenience of urban living, in an area accented with natural greenery. It is a key neighborhood within the Choice Neighborhood Initiative area, and it is strengthened and supported by the Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation (HEDC).
HEDC, a key CNI partner, uses a variety of strategies to promote the revitalization of Havenwoods and focuses on economic development, commu
Mickey Ward is a long-time resident of the Choice Neighborhood, having moved to Silver Spring Drive in the early 1970’s. He says he never expected to stay, but he did because he liked his neighbors too much. He has been watching the redevelopment of Westlawn across the street for the past several years and is excited about the many positive changes happening in the neighborhood.
Mickey has participated in several CNI activities, including the recent On The Table community
On Tuesday, October 17th, people throughout the four-county region gathered in small groups to share a meal and engaged in meaningful conversation about the individual and collective measures to improve the quality of life in our community. Milwaukee’s Choice Neighborhood held several On The Table community meals at McGovern Park, Carmen Playfield and Westlawn Gardens Heritage Green where residents got to connect with neighbors, view HERE! videos and enjoy refreshments.