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Riverworks and the Healthy Neighborhood Initiative


We are very pleased to announce that our focus geography north of Burleigh Street in both the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods is now officially part of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, with Riverworks Development Corporation serving as the lead agency.  We are one of two new Healthy Neighborhoods announced in 2015 along with […]

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Riverworks Financial Opportunity Center VITA Site Tax Preparation


During the months of January, February and March Riverworks’ Financial Opportunity Center staff (FOC) and seven (7) dedicated IRS-Certified Volunteers focused their efforts on providing tax preparation services to low to moderate income individuals living in the Milwaukee area through the IRS VITA Site Program led by Coretta Herring and Constance Alberts both with ACTS […]

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Message from the Executive Director, Darryl Johnson


We wish a hearty farewell to a friend, community advocator and a great Riverworks supporter Leo Ries. On April 30, 2015 Leo stepped down as the Program Director of the Milwaukee LISC office after 15 years in that position. Over those 15 years, under the direction of Leo, LISC has accomplished much by bringing together […]

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Bridney Chappel, Community Arts and Culture Engagement Coordinator


Bridney Chappel, the Community Arts and Culture Engagement Coordinator for Riverworks Development Corporation by way of the Kresge Foundation, is excited to be on board with the Beerline Trail Development Project and a new member of the Riverworks Development Corporation staff. Bridney has been with RDC since March 2015 and during her short time here, […]