22 09, 2023

Free Workshops on Buying a Home

2023-09-22T09:50:53-05:00September 22nd, 2023|Housing Programs|

Interested in buying a home? Did you just buy a home and don't know what to do next? Housing Resources Inc. is offering a pair of free workshops on new home ownership throughout the year. Both virtual and in-person workshops are available. Download a flyer below, or click on the HRI link, for details. Click

8 09, 2023

Now Hiring: Community School Coordinator for WHS

2023-09-08T11:18:28-05:00September 8th, 2023|Job Openings|

Dominican Center is hiring a Community School Coordinator to support Washington High School. The goal is to transform the school into a place where students, families, staff and the surrounding community can work together to ensure every student is successful. Community Schools place the focus on the whole child by providing academic supports, social and

24 08, 2023

A Critical Vending Machine in Our Community

2023-08-24T09:46:49-05:00August 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Sherman Park resident Dr. Lakeia Jones-Spell and Milwaukee County, our community now has a harm reduction vending machine in the neighborhood. It dispenses Narcan and fentanyl testing strips free of charge. This will help create conditions for better mental health and healing among our neighbors. The vending machine is located at AMRI Counseling

3 08, 2023

The Sherman Park Tree Care Campaign

2023-08-03T17:50:16-05:00August 3rd, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood|

Are you interested in planting a new tree in your yard for free? Do you have a tree in your yard that could benefit from cutting, pruning or trimming? If so, the Sherman Park tree care campaign is right up your alley! Presented by the Milwaukee Water Commons and the Branch Out Milwaukee Network, the

21 07, 2023

Meet Our New Organizer!

2023-07-21T11:11:56-05:00July 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|

The Sherman Park Community Association is proud to welcome Tyler Moeller to our team. Here's his message to you: Hello fellow Sherman Park residents, My name is Tyler, and I’m the new Community Engagement Specialist for the Sherman Park Community Association. I began my advocacy as a volunteer with Milwaukee Riverkeeper and Sherman Park Neighborhood

23 06, 2023

Community Discussions About Prostate Cancer

2023-06-23T10:22:13-05:00June 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

The Community and Cancer Science Network wants to develop a plan for Milwaukee which may include community programs and/or research to address prostate cancer, particularly in Black men. They're hosting several conversations with community members and health care providers in July, and they're inviting us to share our knowledge and experience. All participants will receive

22 06, 2023

Take the County Parks Swim Facilities Survey

2023-06-22T10:44:52-05:00June 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

In recent years, Milwaukee's seen more disinvestment than investment in our pools. So, for the first time in 20 years, Milwaukee County Parks is conducting an aquatics facilities survey. It's vitally important that members of the community provide input, especially in communities like Sherman Park, where opportunities to swim are scarce. Click here to take

16 06, 2023

Best Wishes, Jermaine!

2023-06-23T10:41:43-05:00June 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Please join us in offering our farewells to Jermaine Alexander. We are very appreciative of all the hard work that he has done for the Sherman Park Community Association (SPCA) over the last 12 years! Jermaine is a 34-year resident of the Sherman Park community and began as a volunteer member of the Sherman Park

16 06, 2023

Our Neighbors are in the News

2023-06-16T09:22:14-05:00June 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Read an article in the Journal Sentinel about how the members of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church turned a vacant lot into a Healing Garden in their Sherman Park neighborhood. Click here to read the article.

16 06, 2023

SPCA is Hiring!

2023-06-16T09:48:50-05:00June 16th, 2023|Job Openings, Uncategorized|

The Sherman Park Community Association (SPCA) is seeking to hire a community engagement specialist. The chosen candidate will coordinate and implement a series of neighborhood-based initiatives aimed to expand Milwaukee’s tree cover, to ensure that environmental health and community economic benefits are equitably distributed. To apply, we must receive your cover letter and resume no

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