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 Outcomes...

3397

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

21634

Residents participants at 939 community meetings & events

613

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

271

External blight issues resolved each year

MILWAUKEE BUCKS FOUNDATION GRANTS $1 MILLION TO LOCAL NONPROFITS

Courtesy of bucks.com Posted: Jul 19, 2017 MILWAUKEE (July 19, 2017) – The Milwaukee Bucks Foundation (MBF) is granting a total of $1 million to 15 Milwaukee-based organizations, marking a significant milestone for the Foundation, which launched in June 2016. Bucks President Peter Feigin was joined by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, […]

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Safe & Sound gets $100K from Potawatomi for Milwaukee community youth projects

Originally published June 23, 2017 at 10:29 AM By Mary Spicuzza Past projects have included beautiful murals painted by Milwaukee youth used to cover broken windows on blighted properties, and benches children built out of trash to create safe gathering places. Now Safe & Sound, the group behind those efforts, plans to launch as many as a dozen […]

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Urban Milwaukee: FBI Director Awards Safe & Sound for Community Leadership

May 3, 2017 at 11:17 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2017) At Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Washington D.C. headquarters, on Friday, April 28, 2017 FBI Director James Comey formally honored Safe & Sound with a 2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award, received by Executive Director Katie Sanders, in recognition of the organization’s contributions to community […]

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