The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center will receive $20,000 in grants from the Zilber Family Foundation to expand its job readiness training, education and career navigation services for adults in Milwaukee neighborhoods. Learn about other grant recipients in this article by Urban Milwaukee. #SilverSpringNeighborhoodCenter #Neighborhood
Kristie Brooke, an advanced family nurse practitioner at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Silver Spring Community Nursing Center and clinical assistant professor in the UWM College of Nursing, was recently featured in BizTimes for her expertise and positive relationships with her patients. Kristie has been instrumental in the continuation of accessible, compassionate and quality healthcare to the underinsured and uninsured clients the SSNC serves. #SilverSpringNeighb
This fall, the Milwaukee Bucks and Johnson Controls opened a new sports complex on the campus of the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center and Browning Elementary School. The sports complex includes six basketball courts, one futsal court, a soccer field and additional recreational space.
HERE! CNI and Alicia Dupies from the Milwaukee Bucks made a quick stop at the new sports complex – check out the video below.
Westlawn Gardens is a neighborhood at the cutting edge of urban development and is one of the CNI area’s most remarkable assets. The newly designed state-of-the-art Westlawn Gardens is a world leader in sustainability and offers a variety of high-quality, mixed-income housing options.
This remarkable housing development features two mid-rise apartment buildings and many side-by-side townhomes ranging in size from two- to five-bedrooms. Westlawn Gardens also boasts walking p
This month we focus on a former resident of Westlawn, Alysia Mullins. Alysia and her family found housing stability when the Housing Authority offered her family an apartment at Westlawn in 2012. While living there, she focused on improving life for her family. She worked multiple jobs to make ends meet, and, with the support of a Housing Authority scholarship, she attended school to open doors for additional job opportunities. She also attended a Housing Authority/Wisconsin
Relocation of over 300 families from the west side of Westlawn was completed in November in preparation for the demolition of the old Westlawn buildings. This significant task was started in 2016 and was facilitated by staff from multiple departments of the Housing Authority working together to ease the transition and to ensure each family found housing that met their particular needs. Residents had multiple options for their new homes, including: moving into other public hou
In football-crazed Wisconsin, not many people have heard of the sport of field hockey, and even fewer have actually played it. But two former field hockey players are looking to change that. Established by Co-Directors Morgan Oldenburg and Lauren Bailey in January 2014, LIFT Field Hockey, a nonprofit organization, builds leadership, sportsmanship, fitness and confidence in young girls (K5 – 12th grade) through development of teamwork and field hockey skills.
In January 201
Milwaukee-based Direct Supply Inc.'s continued redevelopment of its northwest side campus is proceeding with the possible conversion of a bus terminal into an employee fitness center. Direct Supply helps build, equip and operate long-term care and senior living communities. Direct Supply has conceptual plans to convert the 12,000-square-foot building, 7300 W. Green Tree Road, into a fitness facility. Learn more about the redevelopment in this article from the Milwaukee Journa
Earlier this month, Mayor Tom Barrett and the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (Milwaukee LIHF) announced that Milwaukee is one of three new communities named to a national initiative aimed at reducing racial disparities in infant mortality.
Called the Best Babies Zone Initiative (BBZ), the effort supports selected communities in developing innovative, place-based efforts to reduce racial inequities in infant mor