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Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation finalists named

Published Dec. 6, 2017

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (known as the MANDIs) celebrate the "good news" of successful efforts to revitalize neighborhoods and strengthen the community. From public nominations, a volunteer Selection Committee has named 12 finalists for the awards this year.


Shopping cart proposal won't target homeless, sponsor says

Published Dec. 3, 2017

A proposed ordinance fining business owners who don't prevent shopping carts from being taken off their premises would not target homeless people who use them to move belongings, said the ordinance's sponsor, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


Growing Power's uncertain future saddens community leaders

Published Dec. 2, 2017

Growing Power founder Will Allen is reportedly retiring, and the organization he leaves behind has an uncertain future, mired in financial trouble with pending legal judgments totaling nearly a half-million dollars, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


Poverty drives epidemic of childhood trauma, panelists say

Published Nov. 25, 2017

Twelve years is the difference in life expectancy between someone who lives in the 53217 ZIP code, Milwaukee's healthiest, and 53206, which is infamous for its challenges. According to Bevan Baker, the disparity underscores the responsibility to address it, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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