December 5 2009
Listen: Because the internet's everywhere and I'm on vacation, Day 27 of 50 in our Meet The Need campaign comes remotely from New York. The Dominican Center, located on 2470 W. Locust Street, works to create a beautiful and safe neighborhood consisting primarily of homeowners who are well educated and well employed. This interconnected approach to serving the neighborhood rose from the community expressing its own needs, and the Dominican Center's response.
Sister Ann Halloran, Executive Director of the Dominican Center, on how they've learned to work in the community:
-Doing work in what people call the "worst area of the city of Milwaukee" may not look like you think:
-Strong communities are composed of homeowners, which can made be possible in any neighborhood if there's an opportunity for advancement:
-How the Dominican Center's mission has shifted in the past twenty years, from just education to a an approach that better needs the holistic needs of the community: