Please join us for an informational session and release of the petition for the formation of the Lindsay Heights NID. The formation of a NID will allow residents to take control of the neighborhood in which they live, work and play. NID’s also stimulate and create connectivity while offering opportunities for residents to gain leadership and empowerment to move the neighborhood forward in a positive and productive way.
For the past 1.5 years Walnut Way and other community organizations in Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights neighborhood have been implementing a resident centered, neighborhood focused development strategy called Community Wealth Building (CWB). CWB addresses the missing piece of many local economic development efforts: the skills, talents and gifts of residents – in other words their assets. This is where we start.
For 80 years, Michelle Brice’s family has owned, lived and spread love in their home located in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. It was Brice’s great-grandmother Harriet Dorsey’s courage that led to her impacting not only that neighborhood but the City of Milwaukee. Dorsey moved from Cincinnati, OH to a Milwaukee neighborhood, making her the first..
Katelin Princl Designaway Project Coordinator I was born in South Korea and was adopted/grew-up near Madison, WI. I came to Milwaukee almost six years ago for school. Right now, I am working on my Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding at UWM. My position at Walnut Way is as the Designaway Project Coordinator. I am very thankful..
We are excited to give a warm welcome to the phase II tenants of the Wellness Commons. See how they are bringing their passion and resources to the community in this video. Phase II Tenants of the Wellness Commons include: Counselor Marrika Rodgers, Milwaukee AHEC, UNCOM, Benedict Center Sisters Program, Nutritionist Bridgett Wilder, and MSOE’s..
Aton Fox Environmental Stewardship Program Assistant I was born here in Milwaukee, and I’m from the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood. My family renovated and moved into a house on 16th Street, and it really helped me to ground myself in the neighborhood. Eventually, this tied me into Walnut Way, through the Growing Youth Leadership program. I..
Jeremy Davis Environmental Specialist I am a grower and lover of the outdoors. I love the challenge of hard work and the uniqueness of each workday. I enjoy watching the development of our team and the transformation of spaces in our neighborhood and all over Milwaukee Joined Walnut Way in 2010
Dear Friends, The last year has put all of us to the test and strengthened our purpose. It is a reminder of the roots we were founded on 20 years ago, to dismantle systemic racism and create spaces for resident influence, leadership, and power. Despite the challenges that 2020 posed, Walnut Way is proud to..
For Immediate Release: New Phase of Innovations & Wellness Commons Promotes Health and Economic Growth In Lindsay Heights
Walnut Way cuts the ribbon on the wellness and workforce resilience hub and announces new project Milwaukee, Wednesday, December 9 — Today, Walnut Way Conservation Corp., a neighborhood-based nonprofit known for its innovative work in economic and environmental health and wellness, cut the ribbon on the second phase of the Innovations & Wellness Commons (“The..