88.9 Peace Party

Radio Milwaukee 88.9 Story: ‘Peace Walk’ aimed at ending Milwaukee violence

Aug 15th, 2014

Hundreds of young people hit the streets last week with a single mission — ending violence in Milwaukee. Organized by nonprofits Serve2Unite and Safe & Sound, and working alongside students from Westside Academy II, the march was a public demonstration of the youths’ frustration with the status quo and their vision for the future.  Read […]

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Youth Speaker

Neighborhood News Service Article: Youth promote non-violence at drug-free ‘peace party’

On a recent weekday afternoon, drumbeats and chants of “stop the violence” rang out as about 80 youth marched for peace through the streets near Westside Academy II, 1940 N. 36th St. Families sitting on their porches were treated to a parade of positive messages. Cheers filled the air as a car and bus on […]

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Rise Above That Life

On Milwaukee.com Article: Groups work to quell violence in Milwaukee

Last summer there was a sudden increase in shootings, contributing to a year-end total of 105 homicides in Milwaukee. At the time of writing there have been 39 homicides in 2014, five fewer than last year at the same time. Some new initiatives seek to reduce violence in the city, while groups throughout the city […]

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View from Mitchell Park James Steeno

Save the Date! Safe & Sound’s Awards Breakfast is Oct. 29th

You are invited to attend the Safe & Sound Annual Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:30 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center. Co-chaired by Board Members Benjamin Wagner and Tyler Briggs, the event will honor community leaders who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to our mission to support the Milwaukee community.     […]

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