Most Milwaukee neighborhoods have people living in them who care about their community. Families gather to share good times, kids are able to play in safety, neighbors are respectful of each other. However no neighborhoods are perfect and there can be situations that result in chaos and crime issues.
In Milwaukee there are many stakeholders who want to see neighborhoods be the best that they can be. Everyone deserves to live in peace where families feel safe.
Take a look at what key leaders have to say about what needs to be done to address neighborhood concerns.
What role can WE as residents take to insure our community is a positive place for its residents to live.
These comments appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
- Bob Connolly: Ordinary people united can transform neighborhoods
- Willie L. Hines Jr.: A combined effort can lower crime
- Susan Lloyd: Tackle violence as a public health problem
- Leo Ries: Milwaukee must attract young black professionals
- Gregory Thornton: Strong schools help to make strong neighborhoods