From knocking on doors to reporting potholes, Green Ambassadors are residents of Lindsay Heights that advocate for neighborhood improvements and safety. Funded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Walnut Way hired two ambassadors to pilot the program.
Walnut Way is wrapping up this season’s Neighbor Night for the year with a potluck dinner. We will take time to reflect on all that we have learned and gather in holiday spirit to conclude this year’s program. Our lead instructors Nutritionist Bridget Wilder and Chef Anomalous Campbell will be there and have prizes for participants.
Harvest Day is a time to enjoy the abundance from the growing season and celebrate talent in the community for all ages with live music, dancing, arts, and…of course…great food! Join the celebration by sponsoring or becoming a vendor at Harvest Day this year.
On behalf of Walnut Way Conservation Corp, our residents and community, we extend deepest condolences to the Bartolotta family. We experienced the generosity and love of Joe in many ways. When the Walnut Way Center burned, he organized a fundraiser serving our peaches on the menu of Bartolotta restaurants. Joe offered hope and combined his..
This year we are reinvigorating our Neighbor Nights with a series of classes focused on healthy eating and nutrition by Chef Anomalous Campbell and Nutritionist, Bridgett Wilder. Each instructor will teach six classes to help participants on their wellness journey. All classes are free thanks to support from American Cancer Society. Classes begin March 12th!
This spring, ArtWorks for Milwaukee will offer a Spring Arts Internship at Walnut Way. Teenagers from Lindsay Heights will create a small mural to beautify Sunshine Park, on 14th and North Avenue. The group of eight to 12 participants will learn about the process of creating a mural through lessons on content development and painting.
As we work to sustain transformation in Lindsay Heights Neighborhoods through the areas of wellness, work, and wealth, we are constantly striving to make improvements. Can I call on you to take a brief moment to share your feedback with us? Help us know more about you and how we are doing by completing the Community Connections Survey. Your feedback is important to us.
Walnut Way is partnering with Jay Dean, Founder of Afrowellness, to bring an all new healing circle space for Millenial women of color. The new program is called, The HealSpace, and is a safe community that focuses on the overall well-being of millennial women of color through mindfulness and connection. The idea was birthed by the need to offer quality wellness resources to women of color within the Milwaukee and surrounding area.
The peer led Healing Circle has gathered to plan their fall workshops in self-care for women of color. Women of color are invited to join the Healing Circle of select dates this season! Lindsay Heights residents are encouraged to join the circle.
Poetry Night at the Walnut Way Center! This will be a neighborhood gathering to speak on how violence in our community affects us. This event is to let people in the community share their voice on what violence is and what they have been through. People of all ages are welcome to attend.