‘Heal the Hood’ returns to infuse positive energy into the community

June 2, 2022

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, the 10th Annual Heal the Hood Block Party and Resource Fair took place on W. Wright St. between N. 1st St. and N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. The event was free and open to the public. The Heal the Hood campaign strives to promote self-sustainability and non-violence. It also encourages all to join the conversation on how to end violence and crime in the community by coming together and making a change. Alderwoman Milele Coggs said, “Saturday’s block party is a great place for the community to spread love, unity, and healing at a time when the city and nation have seen so much tragedy.”

Sponsors for the 10th Annual Heal the Hood Block Party and Resource Fair were the 414Life Violence Prevention Team, the City of Milwaukee Health Department, Milwaukee County, UW-Platteville, the City of Milwaukee, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, 88.9FM Radio Milwaukee and The League www.wearetheleague.org.

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

Photos by Yvonne Kemp