Community invited to attend 10th annual Heal the Hood Block Party

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The community is invited to attend Milwaukee's 10th annual Heal the Hood Block Party and resource fair, taking place Saturday, May 28. 

From 12-5 p.m. between North 1st Street and North Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, residents can join the conversation on how to end violence and crime in the community by coming together and making a change. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

According to a news release from Alderwoman Milele Coggs, 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 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.

“The Heal the Hood Block Party brings people together in a positive and loving spirit, and it nurtures togetherness in a peaceful and positive setting, with resources and amenities that can help people,” Alderwoman Coggs said. “Please take the opportunity to stop down on Saturday and see all that the event has to offer.”

Sponsors for the 10th Annual Heal the Hood Block Party and resource fair are 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.

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