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..
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 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..
Dear Friends, Happy new year! Thanks to support from you, our year end appeal has so far raised $9,650. Your generosity is already making an impact. Our environmental team is gearing up for a robust 2020 by taking new courses and trainings! Blue Skies Landscaping (BSL) team members are hitting the books at MATC in..
Walnut Way’s 20th year is on the horizon as we approach 2020. As we close this decade, I’m reminded of how far Lindsay Heights has come together to build a stronger community. It’s also a time to reflect on the health, employment and economic challenges we face. There are many solutions at hand that Walnut Way works towards under the umbrella of our Wellness, Work, and Wealth Programs. I would like to thank you for your continued support on our collective journey. It can’t be done alone.
Milwaukee Magazine visited Walnut Way to meet with leaders regarding our commercial development project, The Innovations and Wellness Commons, phase II. Learn more about the latest developments and meet Phase I tenant, Basia Spencer, owner of the boutique, Basia Rose Designs.
The King Holiday is more important than we could ever imagine for several reasons. Martin Luther King Day reminds us to appreciate that we are one nation of diverse people with unique cultural gifts and talents. It also reminds us that we can heal…and errors of the past can be corrected both in our government and our individual beliefs and values. King Day also directs our attention toward the possibility of a brighter future shaped and shared by all.
In the News: Shepherd Express takes an in-depth look at Walnut Way and revitalization in Lindsay Heights
Urban Agriculture Revitalizes a Neighborhood
How Walnut Way Sowed Dreams and Harvested a Community
By Mary Sussman, Shepherd Express August 21, 2018