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CNI NEWS

March 31, 2018

Westlawn Gardens has been named the winner of the 2018 HUD Secretary's Opportunity & Empowerment Award by the American Planning Association (APA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). One of the highest honors in the planning profession, the a...

February 17, 2018

Members of the Westlawn Best Babies Zone (BBZ) coalition traveled to the national BBZ conference in Oakland, CA in January.  BBZ is an innovative, multi-sector approach to reducing infant mortality and racial disparities in birth outcomes. 

Last fall, Westlawn wa...

February 14, 2018

The Westlawn Resident Council's "I Love Westlawn" reunion potluck, held on February 14th, brought together friends and family of Westlawn to celebrate the memories created there and to think about what the future holds for Westlawn Gardens.

Participants shared their f...

October 19, 2017

Lake Effect (WUWM - Milwaukee Public Radio) recently sat down with Antoine Murphy, principal at Torti Gallas + Partners, Inc.

Murphy is a nationally recognized architect who has not only transformed neighborhoods across the U.S., but he is also partnering with the...

August 22, 2017

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 n...

August 16, 2017

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 att...

August 1, 2017

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...

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...

April 21, 2017

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. Ar...

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