Looking Back: Healing Spaces Initiative 2022


Did you know? In 2022, 5 resident groups and community organizations were selected as part of the Healing Spaces Initiative 2022 Cohort. NIDC, Groundwork Milwaukee, and Garden Leaders worked together to engage residents and partners in designing and implementing a Healing Space in their respective neighborhoods. 

Our 2022 Garden Leaders

Project Name: Picking Up the Pieces

Address: 2652 North 36th Street

Neighborhood: Metcalfe Park

Metcalfe Park Community Bridges Inc.

Melody McCurtis, Dep. Director of Priorities and Organizer

(​​​​​​414) 544 - 2956 | [email protected]


Brittney Taylor, Community Member, Health, and Safety Organizer

(414) 533 - 7532 | [email protected]


Patrice, Community Member

(414) 249-7069 | [email protected]

Project Name: Promising Harambee

Address: 3123 N Buffum Street

Neighborhood: Harambee

Neighborhood Improvement District, #7

Luis Delgadillo, Board Member

(414) 233 - 8745 | [email protected]


Bregetta W

(414) 865-0058 | [email protected]


Project Name: Seniors Transforming the Neighborhood

Address: 2475 N 5th Street

Neighborhood: Harambee

​​​​​​Northcott Neighborhood House

Elizabeth Coggs, Director of Operations & Juneteenth

(414) 372-3770 x1002 | [email protected]


Vanessa Johnson

(414) 372-3770 x1009 | [email protected]


Project Name: Roosevelt Grove Healing Garden

Address: 3426-25 North 38th Street

Neighborhood: Roosevelt Grove

Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church

Linda Griffin, Administrator

(414) 873- 1045 | [email protected]


Martin Childs, Jr., Pastor

414873-1045 | [email protected]


Project Name: Art Lot Music

Address: 1601 N 35th Street

Neighborhood: Washington Park

United Methodist Children Services (UMCS)

Rosalind Cox, Community Member

(414) 897-8552 | [email protected]


Angela Pruitt, Community Member

(414) 269 - 9713 | [email protected]


Monica Purifoy, Community Orgainzer

(414) 509 - 1071 | [email protected] 

Interested in partnering with us?

Contact Angela Mitchell Reid to learn more.

Angela Mitchell Reid
Community Outreach Liaison

Department of City Development  Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC)  809 N. Broadway, 3rd floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202 414-286-5682 (p). | [email protected]

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