District 6 - Alderwoman
3rd Annual Bronzeville Week Celebration - Vendor Opportunities
Culture, history, art, commerce, and community and culture rooted in a rich urban tradition will be celebrated August 1-8, 2015 when the 3rd annual Bronzeville Week is held in Milwaukee, hosted by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Friends of Bronzeville. The Bronzeville Cultural and Arts Festival will be held Saturday August 1, 2015 from 10AM until 6PM. If you are interested in being a vendor at the festival click here for a vendor application. Visit milwaukee.gov/bronzeville for more information.
7th Annual Freedom Scholarship Essay Contest
A major objective of this contest is to assist our college bound recent high school graduates in the Milwaukee area to better understand where their paths lead. There are two $500 scholarships available and the deadline for submissions is August 7, 2015. Visit milwaukee.gov/freedomscholarshipessaycontest for more information.
Apply Online for City Boards and Commissions
New City of Milwaukee online features enable residents to quickly and easily place their names in nomination for appointments to serve on city boards and commissions. The boards and commissions applicant web pages can be accessed on the city’s main page at milwaukee.gov/applytoserve.
Alderwoman Coggs has been an early and strong voice in the city for increasing and expanding community access and involvement in the boards and commissions appointment process, and she encourages residents to get involved and consider submitting their name for consideration using the new options. “The public deserves a nomination system that is more accessible and transparent, and one that will include potential board and commission candidates from across the entire city,” she said. “Residents who want to become more civically active and involved should take advantage of this new process.”
Report Vandalism to Vacant Buildings
- Call WeTIP at: 1-800-78-CRIME
- You could be eligible to receive up to $1,000 reward
Do you think you might lose your home? You are not alone.
To jump start the process of getting help, call the Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council at 414-921-1090. If you need help avoiding foreclosure NOW, you can get FREE professional help from a nonprofit counselor who will help you establish a budget, understand the terms of your loan and talk with your lender. Go to www.milwaukeehousinghelp.org, www.findaforeclosurecounselor.org or www.hud.gov.