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..
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 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.
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..
Walnut Way will take part in the CommUNITY Growth Summit, February 12, 2020 at the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons. The summit is organized by Milwaukee 2020, the group responsible for organizing the 2020 Democratic National Convention that will take place in Milwaukee in July 2020. The two-day CommUNITY Summit will serve to highlight Milwaukee..
We are excited to welcome our partner MCFI to Walnut Way’s next Neighbor Night to share a valuable job training opportunity with you. About the Program: MCFI’s Food Industry Job Training Program’s goal is to train and provide job placement in the food industry, whatever your interest, from managerial, cooking, to custodial services. 9-week program Begins March..
In the spirit of strengthening wellness, Walnut Way is excited to hold space for Wounded Soldiers, a six-week pilot program centered around healing from trauma. Adult women, ages 21 and older are welcome to attend. Register by emailing the facilitator, Jasmine at firstname.lastname@example.org. ABOUT WOUNDED SOLDIERS Wounded Soldiers mission is to provide the community with..