Community Wealth Building Status Report Winter 2021

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.

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The African American Cooperative Movement: A Webinar Event

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,..

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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.

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