• COVID-19 Updates & Resources

    Weekly Resource Guide August 10, 2020 Click here to view our new weekly resource guide! Weekly Resource Guide August 3, 2020 Click here to view our new weekly resource guide! Weekly Resource Guide July 13, 2020 Click here to view our new weekly resource guide! Weekly Resource Guide July 6, 2020 Click here to view […]

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  • Milwaukee Magazine: Juneteenth Day’s Street Festival May Be Canceled, But Milwaukee’s Still Celebrating

    June 17, 2020 By Elizabeth Johnson Click here to view the original. There are still opportunities to celebrate Juneteenth in Milwaukee this year, even though the annual street festival had to be canceled. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the South in 1865. This year, Juneteenth lands in the midst of […]

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  • FOX6 NOW: Milwaukee mayor to host COVID-19 webinars on summer youth activities, home repair practices

    June 30, 2020 Click here to view the original! MILWAUKEE— Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will host two webinars July 1 and 2 alongside community partners and City departments to help share important COVID-19 information on a variety of topics. Barrett has already hosted four webinars on guidance and best practices for salons and barbers, bars […]

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  • Urban Milwaukee: ‘We Care Crew’ Takes on Pandemic

    June 17, 2020 By Graham Kilmer Click here to view the original. Milwaukee County announced a new partnership with a number of organizations that is aimed at increasing public health education and also distributing public health resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative is the work of many organizations that have partnered under the banner […]

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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Community organizers will celebrate Juneteenth this year with messages of unity and action

    June 16, 2020 By Talis Shelbourne Click here to view the original. In his mid-20s, Reggie Jackson found himself amid a crowd thick with people, summer and the camaraderie of celebrating Black culture — he was in the midst of Milwaukee’s celebration of Juneteenth. Juneteenth marks the day — June 19, 1865 — when the last slaves in […]

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  • Safe & Sound’s Bridget Robinson Promoted to Senior Director of Operations and Administration

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2020 Contact: Sarah Bloom, Development & PR Manager 414-708-4108 sarah@safesound.org   Safe & Sound’s Bridget Robinson Promoted to Senior Director of Operations and Administration   Milwaukee, WI – Safe & Sound announces that Program Director Bridget Robinson will be promoted to Senior Director of Operations and Administration. This crucial new […]

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  • Safe & Sound announces Virtual Juneteenth Celebration, seeks performers

    Click here to view the original article! June 10, 2020 By Tyler Maas Much like countless other Milwaukee events, this year’s Juneteenth Day Parade and Street Festival has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Though a Freedom Ball—expected to take place sometime between October and December—may eventually serve as something of a replacement, a Milwaukee organization is planning […]

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  • Volunteers hold community cleanup in Milwaukee’s Westlawn neighborhood

    Click here to view the original article and video!   MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The nice weather has people coming out of their homes to get some exercise, and as witnessed Monday, improve the look of their neighborhoods. A community cleanup was held Monday in Westlawn Gardens. The goal was to create not only a […]

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  • Safe & Sound Issues Statement Regarding George Floyd’s Death

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2020 Milwaukee, WI – As a resident focused organization, Safe & Sound recognizes that silence is complicity. We are frustrated, angry, and extremely saddened by the death of George Floyd, and unfortunately, not shocked. Injustices like this have become an all too common facet of daily life for African Americans and people of color in our country and in Milwaukee. As […]

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  • Safe & Sound Issues Statement Regarding George Floyd’s Death

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Bloom 414-704-8257 sarah@safesound.org Safe & Sound Issues Statement Regarding George Floyd’s Death   Milwaukee, WI – As a resident focused organization, Safe & Sound recognizes that silence is complicity. We are frustrated, angry, and extremely saddened by the death of George Floyd, and unfortunately, not shocked. Injustices like this have become an all too common […]

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