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Sheriff Clarke spoke at the New Year’s Eve Candlelight Vigil for 2013 homicide victims near the candles that were lit for each victim. He is also shown with Congresswoman Gwen Moore with and Court Commissioner Cedric S. Cornwall with their heads bowed in prayer, The vigil was called “Milwaukee Lights a Candle for Change.” The annual event is sponsored by the Northcott Neighborhood House and this year was hosted by St. Gabriel Church of God, 5363 N. 37th Street, Pastor Lee Shaw.
Tony Kearney walks into a classroom in the Northcott Neighborhood House on the north side of Milwaukee. Every seat is filled by 24 African American men learning construction. Kearney, the Project Director for the 50-year-old nonprofit organization, brings good news.
All of the students have passed the state lead abatement worker test. The class erupts into applause. Kearney is all smiles.
Northcott has partnered with Oregon, Wisconsin based developer Gorman & Company on the landmark housing restoration effort called the Northside Housing Initiative. The project featured the construction of 40 rent-to-own, single …
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BloodCenter of Wisconsin and Jammin’ 98.3 are teaming up to hold the “Fourth Annual Give the Gift of Life Donorship Drive.” The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Northcott Neighborhood House, 2460 N. 6th St., Milwaukee.
The event is designed to encourage more African Americans to become blood, marrow, tissue and organ donors. By doing so, more African Americans will have a better chance at recovery. It has been shown that the success rate of transfusions and transplants increase when these gifts come from members of the same …
Head of Northcott Neighborhood House has long record of community service in Milwaukee
MADISON– The Executive Director of Milwaukee’s Northcott Neighborhood House, McArthur (Mac) Weddle is a new member of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Board of Directors. Weddle’s appointment was confirmed by the Wisconsin State Senate on January 17, 2012.
“I’m delighted that my very good friend and colleague is now a part of our outstanding WHEDA Board of Directors,” said WHEDA Executive Director Wyman Winston. “Mac Weddle has been successful in hiring local residents for redevelopment and …
Ald. Milele Coggs praised the Common Council and the City of Milwaukee for a project that may not garner much mention in the news media, but which is vitally important to the 6th Aldermanic District and the Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District.
This week the Council approved the sale of two city-owned vacant lots (2472 and 2476 N. 5th St. ) to the Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc. for the construction of two single-family homes. The sale agreement specifies that the homes must be sold to owner-occupants, and one of the homes …
By Lynda Jones
Reverend Lucius Walker, Jr. a nationally renowned pastor and activist who began his career in Milwaukee, died on Sept. 7 at his home in Demarest, N.J. from an apparent heart attack according to his daughter, Gail Walker.
Walker gained national and international recognition in 1988 when he was shot and wounded aboard a civilian passenger boat, “Mission of Peace,” by terrorist “contras” in Nicaragua, who killed two members of the mission and were funded by the U.S. government. As a result, he started Pastors for Peace to educate people …
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Northcott Neighborhood House Inc. presented two finished houses last week, built by the organization’s YouthBuild Team. The houses are located at 2601 and 2606 West Cherry Street. With the completion of the houses, they were placed on the market to sell. Representing the sale of the homes is Ogden Realty broker/agent Paul Henningsen.
The project serves as the first phase of a program that trains young minority men and women with the skills and education involved with all phases of the building process.
“These are skills that our team will be able …
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Milwaukee Builds Recruitment began with using a list of candidates from the Urban Forestry Program and graduates from the Milwaukee Youthbuild. The program officially launched May 24 with a press conference. This project will include rehabbing 15 Housing Authority scattered site units. Milwaukee Christian Center and Northcott Neighborhood house are vendors for this activity. This program will provide skilled labor apprenticeships to the building trades utilizing on-the-job training and a Department of Labor-approved educational and certification curriculum.
The target population is low-income, unemployed adults (24 years of age and older). This …