Men’s Wellness – Umbuntu

There is an African Philosophy called Umbuntu that means “I am because we are… a person is a person through other people”. The philosophy of Umbuntu has intrigued me since I learned about it. I have gradually embraced the principles of collectivism, personal responsibility, modeling and community since earlier in my adulthood, but I never heard these principles summarized in such a beautiful concise way! These principles have always been at the heart of my work with men, boys and community and I attempt to create spaces where these ideas are able to have a home.

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A Purposeful Celebration of Phase II of The Commons

Join us for a very special evening on Friday, June 2nd 6:00-9:00 pm on the Rooftop Sculpture Garden of MSOE’s Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202. The event – a PURPOSEFUL Fundraiser – is a fundraiser and celebration of the soon-to-be launched Phase II of The Innovations and Wellness Commons, 1601-1617 W. North Ave. The event’s goal is to close the gap on the remaining funds needed to reach our total goal of $4.2 million.

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Innovations and Wellness Commons Wins MANDI Award

Walnut Way’s development, The Innovations and Wellness Commons, Phase I, was given a MANDI State Farm Building Blocks Award, for a real estate project that improves the community. On Thursday, April 6, The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI Awards) celebrated with 15 finalists whose initiatives across the community are revitalizing Milwaukee. Walnut Way is honored to be chosen for this award and excited to see Lindsay Heights among the finalists and winners at this year’s MANDIs.

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