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.
Walnut Way will welcome special guest, Naya Jones, PhD, a healing arts practitioner and researcher. Following sharing food together, Naya will lead participants through breathwork, guided meditation, and more. Circle participants are invited to “get rooted” in their personal journeys with holistic health, healing, and Walnut Way.
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!
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.
Spring is almost here! Nature is waking up and plants are sprouting, many with endless health promoting benefits. Come learn about urban pharmacy growing right outside your front door. Do you or your loved ones suffer from chronic pain or illness? Locally grown plants may be just what you need to take your health and wellness to the next level.
In 2018 we are continuing our partnership with Sixteenth Street Community Health Center to improve soil quality and reduce lead hazards in urban gardening. Our Growing Health Soil for Healthy Communities Workshops (GHS) offer residents on the North and South side of Milwaukee to learn ways to reduce hazards from contaminants, test soil, and learn about special topics in gardening. Workshops take place at Walnut Way and other locations throughout the City of Milwaukee. We will kick-off our GHS Workshops at Walnut Way on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM
If you know of a young man that lives, works, plays, or attends activities in Lindsay Height, let him know about the strongest brotherhood in Lindsay Heights, The Boys 2 Leaders Project. The 2018 season will kick off on Tuesday, April 3rd from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Walnut Way Center.