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.
UEDA Emerging Topic Series The African American Cooperative Movement Lessons Learned for Cooperation and Survival with Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D Wednesday, July 29th, 6PM – 7:30PM REGISTER NOW Join UEDA and Walnut Way as we welcome author, historian, economist and professor, Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, Ph.D. to discuss the African American Cooperative legacy and more with Emonia Barnett,..
The Community Wealth Building Campaign presents its first edition of the Community Wealth Building Directory of Skills, Talents, Businesses and Side Hustles. The directory represents just some of the amazing economic activity we that’s been gathered and supported in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. We hope to update it monthly and will be seeking new entries.
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..
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..
Milwaukee native, Basia Spencer, has been designing, creating, and selling her stylish dresses since 2015 and is moving into her first brick and mortar store at The Innovations and Wellness Commons, Walnut Way’s development project. Join in celebration at Basia Rose Designs Boutique, Saturday, December 8th, at its Grand Opening Trunk Show from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. at 1617 W. North Avenue (formerly The Outpost Natural Foods Learning and Event Center Space).