Madison Finance Committee recommends funding for southwest side mentoring programs

Four mentoring programs for youth on Madison’s southwest side are in line for funding as a part of a federal grant to address crime in the Raymond Road corridor. On Monday, Madison’s Finance Committee recommended allocating a total of $210,850 to 100 Black Men of Madison, the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Intentional Mentoring Inc. and […]

New BREC superintendent talks about bringing community into park planning

BREC Superintendent Corey Wilson spoke to the Cortana Kiwanis Club on Feb. 28. Wilson, who became superintendent in January, talked about how BREC was involving the community and making a plan for improvements to the zoo and park and what it is doing to improve neighborhood and community parks. He said BREC is working on […]

Community-based nonprofits grow with help from UChicago program

True to its name, the Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago empowers South Side nonprofits to take off quickly. Since its founding five years ago, the initiative has served nearly 120 local nonprofits and 2,000 workshop attendees by providing them access to an array of University resources that help them strengthen their impact […]