MANDI 2019 award winners announced

LISC Milwaukee executive director Donsia Strong Hill wore a design by neighborhood entrepreneur VGAL Designs.

Last updated on May 14th, 2019 at 08:27 am

The winners of this year’s Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation were recently announced at the 20th annual awards ceremony.

The annual gala, hosted by LISC Milwaukee, recognizes businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals involved with community development efforts in Milwaukee’s central city.

“The winners and finalists and the works they do every day offer all of us inspiration and hope for an equitable economic future for all,” said Donsia Strong Hill, executive director of LISC Milwaukee.

The celebration was held April 11 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

The award winners included:

Each of the winners will receive $1,000.

A selection committee of 40 private, public and government volunteers selected the finalists and winners.

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