Our mission: We unite residents, youth, law enforcement and community resources to build safe and empowered neighborhoods. Our strategy: Team members dedicated to building relationships in the community work together in targeted Milwaukee neighborhoods where the comprehensive efforts encourage collective efficacy, resident capacity and youth leadership.

Annual Safe & Sound's 2017 Outcomes...


Residents reached at their front doors in face-to-face conversations each year


Residents participants at 1538 community meetings & events


Number of neighborhood nuisances—like loitering, drug dealing, public drunkenness—resolved each year


External blight issues resolved each year

Milwaukee Business Journal: Safe & Sound names Robinson as interim executive director

Click here to read the original. Friday, November 22, 2019 By David Schuyler The Safe & Sound board of directors said this week that Bridget Robinson, Safe & Sound’s program director, will serve as interim executive director for the organization beginning Nov. 27. The board has assembled a search committee to find a permanent executive […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: A violence prevention model from the United Kingdom could help reduce violence in the Milwaukee area

Click here to view the original. November 4, 2019 By Talis Shelbourne Welsh law enforcement officials were concerned. For years, crime had been increasing in their country. Between 1981 and 1995, the number of violent crimes in the United Kingdom as a whole nearly doubled, leaving officials unsure of what to do. But it was around that time […]

Milwaukee Magazine: Meet the Winners of Our First Annual Betty Awards

Click here to read the original. By Elly Fishman October 28. 2019 Here we honor six outstanding women, each representing a facet of our late former publisher, Betty Ewens Quadracci, and gather them for a conversation. When we decided to publish our first women’s issue, there was one clear place to start: Betty Quadracci. For […]


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