Dear Friends, We will emerge on the other side of this health crisis a stronger, and more resilient community. Like everyone, Walnut Way is adapting to the COVID-19 developments, especially in our role as an essential service provider. Our staff have been trained and are equipped in a variety of existing and new ways to..
Dear Walnut Way Friends, Officials from the City of Milwaukee have shared that the Coronavirus is hitting the Northside community of Milwaukee especially hard. According to Milwaukee Health Commissioner Dr. Jeanette Kowalik, over half of the cases are in Milwaukee’s African American communities. It’s too early to determine why, but it’s important that we rally..
Shepherd Express, By Erin Bloodgood, March 20, 2020 READ STORY Photo credit: Erin Bloodgood @bloodgoodfoto
Dear Friends, To support the health of our community during the COVID-19 outbreak, Walnut Way is temporarily postponing our events at the Walnut Way Center and the Men’s Wellness Group at The Innovations and Wellness Commons until further notice. We are monitoring the situation closely and will share any new updates as they develop. If you have any questions, please contact the Walnut Way..
Walnut Way welcomes Kenneth Ginlack, licensed therapist, who is creating spaces for men’s healing from trauma in a supportive men’s group called, Real Men Having Real Conversations: Use your past as a stepping stone to walk into Greatness. In starting, Real Men Having Real Conversations, Ginlack emphasizes the importance of healing from personal trauma, “The traumatic..
The Community Wealth Building (CWB) Side Hustle Workshop on Thursday, March 5th at Running Rebels is sold out. Thanks to a strong interest in the event, the workshop is at capacity and sold out. We can no longer accept reservations. Thank you for your interest and please be sure to sign up for the Walnut Way..
Walnut Way’s Executive Director, Antonio Butts was honored among nine other leaders across Milwaukee this February. Learn more in the latest article by Virginia Small, Shepherd Express, February 5, 2020.
Walnut Way is strengthening its partnership with Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee to create awareness and access to legal services to residents. To help elimate barriers to obtaining legal assistance, Walnut Way will hold an informational session with Legal Aid at an upcoming Neighbor Night. Please take the survey and share what topics and concerns will make this the most impactful learning session.
Walnut Way’s Wellness Commons, Phase II, will feature a variety of health and wellness-minded tenants. One of them is Nutritionist and Author, Bridgett Wilder. Wilder has been teaching nutrition-focused Neighbor Nights for the past year with Chef Anomalous Campbell at Walnut Way. She has a powerful story to share and continues to inspire others to overcome barriers to wellness. Spectrum News visited Walnut Way to shine light on Wilder’s story.
Jose Zelaya is one of our oldest and newest members to the Walnut Way team, because he started here as a teen in our internship program in 2013. Now he’s returned in a landscaping position with Walnut Way’s Blue Skies Landscaping. I’m Jose. I am 24 years old. I have one daughter. I enjoy working..