• Will You Put Your Philanthropy First by Giving First?
    Written by Michelle Milford
    Monday, 24 October 2022
    Will You Put Your Philanthropy First by Giving First?

    Traditionally, one of the most popular days of charitable giving, Giving Tuesday falls after Black Friday and Cyber-Monday. Giving First Day flips that script. Before the hustle and bustle of the traditional shopping weekend, we invite you to reflect on the needs of our community and invest in shared values.

    In 2021, a collaboration of over 40 non-profits was formed in Milwaukee, WI.  This idea, originally set into motion by the Urban Ecology Center, started in part with a need for more collaboration between area nonprofits. By working together, we have the opportunity to strengthen the complex and interconnected landscape of organizations addressing difficult issues and creating robust community assets that all of our neighborhoods need to thrive.

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  • The Impact of UEC Restoration Efforts at Washington Park
    Written by Michaela Rosenthal
    Wednesday, 02 November 2022
    The Impact of UEC Restoration Efforts at Washington Park

    Since the Urban Ecology Center (UEC) Washington Park branch opened in 2007, we have had the privilege to work in partnership with Milwaukee County Parks, Washington Park Partners, Washington Park Senior Center patrons, our neighborhood schools, numerous student and corporate volunteer groups, community neighbors, and a variety of workforce development partners to help care for and activate Washington Park.

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  • “Through a New Lens”
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Thursday, 20 October 2022
    “Through a New Lens”

    Cameron Flynn is a Photographer, Videographer, and Editor. He recently started volunteering with the Urban Ecology Center taking beautiful video footage of the parks we manage! Read on to learn about his journey and connection to nature and also learn how to volunteer at the UEC!

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