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A Home is Hope: Milwaukee Habitat begins Harambee project to build affordable housing for more families

The first walls were raised on an affordable homeownership initiative at 3455 N. 3rd Street in the Harambee neighborhood on April 7, ushering in a new phase of community development for the area over the next several years. Mayor Tom Barrett, CEO of Bader Philanthropies Dan Bader, and City Development Commissioner Lafayette Crump joined Milwaukee Habitat Executive Director Brian Sonderman to kick off the initiative during a press conference at the work site where one of three new homes were actively under construction. The milestone event concluded with a ceremonial wall raising, and a signing of well wishes on...

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Milwaukee residents hold vigil by City Hall to demand an end of the violence targeting Asian Americans

Milwaukee residents gathered with community and religious leaders outside City Hall on March 18 to mourn the women killed during the mass shootings at several Atlanta-area spas, and demand an end to violence and hatred against Asian Americans. The “Standing Up Against Anti-Asian Violence” vigil was organized by the AAPI Coalition of Wisconsin.

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