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...

3331

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

27599

Residents participants at 1538 community meetings & events

1371

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

516

External blight issues resolved each year

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: ‘Milwaukee doesn’t thrive if parts of our city are unsafe’: Safe & Sound leader helps build stronger neighborhoods

October 10, 2019 By Alison Dirr and Marisa Peryer Growing up in the Sherman Park neighborhood, the families on Katie Sanders’ block kept in close contact with each other. Her mom was the block captain for a time. Relationships among neighbors flourished and problems were solved. Sanders felt a sense of community. But years later, when she […]

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Urban Milwaukee: Car Free, South Side Streets on Saturday

September 13, 2019 By Jeramey Jannene See the original here! Approximately one mile of Milwaukee’s increasingly chaotic streets will be turned over to pedestrians and cyclists Saturday afternoon. The annual Ciclovia MKE open streets event seeks to create a safe place for people of all ages to ride a bike, take a walk or even dance. The event […]

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WTMJ: Wisconsin’s Weekend Morning News: Safe & Sound

September 7, 2019 Interview with Libby Collins WTMJ’s Libby Collins talks with Katie Sanders, Executive Director of Safe & Sound, which works to improve communication and understanding between law enforcement and local residents in Milwaukee. Click here for the radio interview!

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