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Healing Spaces

Many years ago I attended a presentation by Lily Yeh in Appleton. She talked of working, playing, creating a place in North Philadelphia. Place Making became a her model using art and eventually in the formation of Barefoot Artists. Her work and eventual success in community transformation was a story I have tried to emulate […]

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Neighbor Spotlight -Jen Cintron

Story and Photo by Lee Gutowski It’s the Vernal Equinox of 2021, and befitting the beginning of Spring, all beings are cycling into the season of renewal and beginnings – some think of it as rebirth. There is a sense of anticipation, tempered with trepidation, as all manner of living things come out of slumber, […]

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Riverwest Currents has a GoFundMe page

To Donate you can use this link  https://gofund.me/17374772   Or continue reading to Donate Button. We need your help to keep publishing. The pandemic has closed a lot of businesses and forced others to cut back on advertising. We believe we offer a positive service to Riverwest, Harambee, the East Side and Milwaukee. And we have […]

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Jilly Gokalgandhi for Schoolbord

(this posting has been updated from the published version at the candidates request.)Jilly Gokalgandhi is a progressive, multilingual, millennial immigrant who is deeply committed to social justice. Through her work as a Community Schools Coordinator and in youth employment, as well as helping grow MPS STEM programs in K-8s and high schools, Jilly has the […]

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Neighbor Spotlight: TW Hansen

by Lee Gutowski “I do this and I stay at at it because I solve problems for people, and I find that deeply rewarding.” – TW Hansen TW Hansen came to my rescue when my 2005 PT Cruiser, the primary distribution vehicle for the Riverwest Currents, got “accordioned” by a hit-and-run driver when it was […]

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