Browsing “Next Door Milwaukee - April 2019”

Next Door, Marquette partner to boost childhood literacy

A partnership with Marquette University’s Trinity Fellowship program brings a new cohort of Early Literacy Fellows into Next Door classrooms this year, supporting teachers with language and literacy development for children 0 to 3.

Ed Ruen, Next Door Executive Director 1978 to 1993

Rev. Ed Ruen served as Next Door’s Executive Director for 15 years and helped establish a strong base of philanthropy that continues supporting the agency today.

Mary Conlon, 44 years serving Next Door

Mary Conlon joined Next Door in 1971 as a VISTA volunteer and later joined the agency as a full-time employee through May of 2017.

Frank Habib: Served Next Door 1970-1980

Frank Habib worked at Next Door during the organization’s first decade serving youth and young adults on Milwaukee’s near west side.