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.

Safe & Sound's 2020 Outcomes Amid a Global Pandemic...


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


Residents participants at 663 in person and virtual community meetings & events


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


Number of flyers and resources distributed highlight job opportunities, community events and more.

CBS 58: Mayor Barrett Appoints Task Force on Milwaukee’s Pension System

By: CBS Newsroom Posted: June 11th, 2021 See the original here! MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Mayor Tom Barrett filled his 13-member task force to address the impending financial issues with Milwaukee’s pension system. Work has been done to manage the growing costs, but nothing has sufficiently dealt with the issue. The panel includes representatives of […]

Fox6 Now: 14 Milwaukee Weekend Shootings, 4 Fatal

By: Kasey Chronis Posted: May 17th, 2021 See the original here! MILWAUKEE-  A slew of weekend shootings in Milwaukee highlight a dangerous trend local leaders are working to stop. On Monday, May 17, they said it will take the entire community to put an end to the city’s gun violence. “It is just insane the […]

CBS 58: Community Leaders Hold Emergency Meeting About Milwaukee Violence

By: Kristen Barbaresi Posted: April 27th, 2021 See the original here! MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Homicides and non-fatal shootings are up compared to this time last year, and city leaders are sounding the alarm. Tuesday there was an emergency meeting between Milwaukee police, the Office of Violence Prevention and community groups. “This has to be […]


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