Br(OK)en Genius coming soon

Br(OK)en Genius is a visual, musical, literary & performance art experience birthed from the story of a child of the city of Milwaukee, the artist Christopher McIntyre Perceptions, born broken yet seeks healing with hope, questioning the cultivation of genius within. Creating the atmosphere of a ‘living movie’, six spoken word / performing artists such […]

St. Joseph Academy to break ground on building expansion

St. Joseph Academy, an authorized Milwaukee Parental Choice Program School, will host a ceremony to break ground on the school’s major building expansion. The $4 million capital campaign initiated by St. Joseph Academy is in response to the demand for a high-quality education in Milwaukee. WHAT: ‘Build for Our Future’ Groundbreaking Ceremony WHERE: St. Joseph […]

Resident-led groups receive grants from Community Connections Small Grants Program

Milwaukee residents are eager to lend a helping hand to improve their communities. Through the Community Connections Small Grants Program, developed through a partnership of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Zilber Family Foundation, 13 resident-led groups are getting a boost to strengthen the neighborhoods in which they live. “We are thrilled with […]

Five days remaining to nominate for the 2015 MANDI Awards

Nominations Deadline: Monday, Oct. 27th, 2014. The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (known as the MANDIs) recognize individuals, organizations and projects that enrich central city neighborhoods.  The awards pay tribute to the people and organizations working tirelessly to make Milwaukee a great place to live, learn, work and grow. Individuals, organizations, corporations and projects […]

College Possible awarded U.S. Treasury contract to increase the financial literacy, success of low-income college hopefuls

The U.S. Department of Treasury announced 11 recipients of Financial Empowerment Innovation Funding at the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans in Washington D.C. on Thursday morning. Awardees include universities, nonprofits, research organizations and others working to inform higher-education decisions made by low-income young people. College Possible will be funded to grow […]

AmeriCorps Position at Lead2Change

About Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities to give a year of their life to serving others. Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps places full-time members with host sites (nonprofit organizations) throughout the state of Wisconsin to help “Get Things Done”. The Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps program is administered […]

House of Peace holiday food box program

Help Milwaukee’s Poor this holiday season. Organize a food drive to benefit Milwaukee’s central city families. The House of Peace distributes 2,000 food boxes including turkeys or hams at Thanksgiving and Christmas. We will drop off the boxes with the shopping lists and an informative DVD to share with your team. Then we will pick up the boxes […]

College Possible Milwaukee launches new site at Milwaukee Collegiate Academy

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Milwaukee Collegiate Academy has opened its doors to College Possible Milwaukee, a local office of a nationally-recognized college access and success program. This new site will allow College Possible Milwaukee to make college admission and success possible for more low-income students than ever before. College Possible will recruit at least 15 students to participate at […]