June 30, 2017

Last week, we held a neighborhood huddle and dessert swap at Carmen Northwest High School for residents to discuss ways to build community through creative placemaking!  

Dozens of residents, business owners and non-profit leaders came together to share their ideas fo...

June 28, 2017

The redevelopment of Westlawn Gardens is creating new opportunities for the youth in our communities to gain workforce skills and job training.

One great example is the YouthBuild construction training crew managed by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee...

June 27, 2017

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...

June 26, 2017

Milwaukee County Parks recently unveiled new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible restrooms at McGovern Park as part of County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor’s Night Out event.
This summer, McGovern Park also made upgrades to the picnic shelter, the basketbal...

June 25, 2017

Rose Sandrone is a mother to two adult children and has lived in Havenwoods for more than 40 years. She is very active in community meetings and works closely with the Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation. This interest in community leadership and working to hel...

June 24, 2017

A key component of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative is developing high-quality, mixed-income housing throughout the CNI area. If you’ve been in and around the area, you’ve no doubt noticed quite a lot of activity at Westlawn! Here are a few things to look forward to:


June 20, 2017

The Havenwoods BID is launching a program to help employees make down payments to buy neighborhood houses in the Havenwoods area. Learn more about the program in this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.

June 20, 2017

Check out this great story of students and the Milwaukee Police Department having fun at the Milwaukee County Zoo!

Thanks to a partnership between MPD, CNI partner Lighthouse Youth Center, and Journey House, MPD and kids can start building healthy relationship...

June 15, 2017

Join us for this opportunity to help make decisions about what happens in your neighborhood!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Carmen Northwest School
5496 N. 72nd Street
Milwaukee, WI  53218

TOPIC: Building Community through gathering places

RSVP TO: Paul Wi...

June 6, 2017

Choice Neighborhoods recently hosted a community baby shower. The event offered new and expecting parents access to resources to keep their kids safe and healthy, along with gifts of everyday items that are truly appreciated by parents making ends meet on a limited bud...

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Westlawn Gardens Receives National Planning Award

March 31, 2018

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