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WestCare Wisconsin Partners with the Community to Lend Hope to Felons

By Felicia Williams, Program Director Our WestCare Wisconsin team was proud to present an amazing community event with our collaborating partner, Gee’s Clippers Barber & Beauty Salon, featuring Mr. Doyle Sprewer, Probation Parole Officer at Wisconsin Department of Community Corrections, who conducted a valuable presentation regarding the Wisconsin Felony Pardon process to an attentive audience. […]

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Drug Free Community

WestCare Wisconsin’s Youth Action Council provides our youth with community, learning opportunities, and the skills they need to create positive change in their lives. Check out Najae Garrett’s from WestCare Wisconsin Jr. Youth Action Council (YAC) reason for not doing drugs Check out Keisha Walton on why she doesn’t drink or drugs

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A Force of Positivity and Support in Their Community!

By Felicia Williams, Program Director Our team has remained busy giving back to the community and would like to share just a few of these events! On Saturday, May 7, WestCare Wisconsin’s Like Skills Training (LST) program teamed up with Beulah Farms, the Brew City Cowboys, and the 5th District Milwaukee Police Department to bring […]

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Educating and Uplifting the Community

By the Staff of WestCare Wisconsin On March 19, WestCare Wisconsin participated in Jammin’ 98.3’s The Gathering 2022 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. We are extremely proud of our team for showing up and presenting to the community all that we have to offer for those in Harambee. Our staff was able […]

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The LST Program Team Up with the Community to Spread Holiday Cheer! 

By Felicia Williams, Program Director, Life Skills Training  On December 18, the Brew City Cowboys, the Beulah Family Homestead Farm, the 5th District Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), and WestCare Wisconsin’s Life Skills Training (LST) program took their trails to the streets of Harambee to distribute toys and gifts to families enrolled in the LST program. […]

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The Harambee Trunk or Treat

By Felicia Williams, Program Director, Life Skills Training, WestCare Wisconsin Northcott Neighborhood House, WestCare Wisconsin, and Bader Philanthropies wanted to do something special for the families in the Harambee community. By working together, the Harambee Trunk or Treat was created. The weather was a bit frightful, but there were brave little angels, ghosts, seasoned seniors, and […]

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Bringing Families Closer Together with Warm Meals!

By Felicia Williams, Program Director, Life Skills Training, WestCare Wisconsin WestCare Wisconsin recently assessed the needs of our Harambee residents and provided a solution. There is no better way to bring a family together than a hot meal after long and busy days! So, crockpots and healthy recipes were distributed to several families to cut […]

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Celebrating Graduations: Markeda and Dominique

By Felicia Williams, LST Program Director – WestCare Wisconsin Markeda Williams, Research Assistant with the newly awarded Drug Free Coalition grant graduated from MC2 (Milwaukee Community Cyber High School) in 2017. Markeda started her journey with WestCare Wisconsin through the Careers Plus Program in 2018. When one program ended, she was fortunate to return to […]

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Teaching Life Skills and Lessons on The Court

By Felicia Williams, LST Program Director, WestCare Wisconsin This past June, we partnered with former NBA player, Marcus Landry, to present The WestCare Wisconsin Fundamental Basketball Camp on Saturday mornings at the Northcott Neighborhood Center in Milwaukee! In addition to Landry’s coaching, we had the pleasure of having the 2020 City Conference Player of the […]

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The 4th Annual MKE Harambee Clean Up

By Felicia Williams, LST Program Director When we joined together in 2020 to clean up the Harambee area due to rioting and property destruction over the death of George Floyd, something amazing happened. Over 2,500 people from all over the city of Milwaukee and its neighboring suburbs rolled up their sleeves and put on their […]