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The monthly neighbor spotlight.

May Neighbor Spotlight 2016

May Neighbor Spotlight 2016

Remembering Ruthie  by Ellen C. Warren and Phoenix Blazing, Photo of Ruth O’Malley by Anna Maria Contreras From Ellen:  Ruth Maria O’Malley. That was always her name.  She was Joey’s mom, foster mom to Laura, Rosena, Bruce, friend to untold numbers, sister, aunt, niece, daughter, muse. Some of us called her Phoophie, others Ruthie, a […]

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July 2016 Neighbor Spotlight

    Neighbor Spotlight: Nellie Vance: Volunteer/activist/communicator plants seeds of positive change in Riverwest story by Peggy Schulz  photo by Alice Waraxa When Nellie Vance first came to Milwaukee 10 years ago to attend UWM, she lived on the outskirts of Riverwest. But, as she got to know the neighborhood—and the neighbors—better, she physically moved […]

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August 2016 Neighbor Spotlight

Neighbor Spotlight Erika Wolf: Former national organizer now approaches change on a block-to-block level by Peggy Schulz photo by Alice Waraxa Erika Wolf, volunteer coordinator at the Riverwest Co-op, has an impressive background as an organizer and activist, on state-wide, national and even international levels. But she’s more than happy to be back in her […]

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