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Next Door 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book

In 2019, Next Door marked 50 years of serving the Milwaukee community. As part of the celebration of the milestone year, Next Door produced a 50th Anniversary commemorative book to share with the community.

Bringing the Nation’s Best Practices to Next Door

The opening of Educare Milwaukee at Next Door came in 2005, marking a pivotal part of the agency’s evolution into a leading provider of high quality early childhood education for Milwaukee families.

Next Door Alumnus Pepi Randolph

Pepi Randolph was 10-years-old when he started attending Next Door at its old location at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Today, he’s 58, married with three sons and a successful businessman.

Holiday Gift Giving at Next Door

Next Door’s Holiday Gift Giving program ensures all Next Door children receive presents during this special time of the year. In this story, you’ll hear from one of our generous donors – a couple who has contributed gifts for the past five years.

Next Step Clinic Opens at Next Door

The Next Step Clinic opened in late October to address the mental health and developmental needs of Milwaukee’s underserved children and families. Clinic staff say it has become an extremely welcome resource for the families being served.

Ma. Pa: A Next Door PBST teacher success

Next Door teachers have played a significant role in advancing the agency’s mission over the past 50 years. Today, they include Ms. Pa, who has excelled with special training for our teachers on handling student behavior issues in the classroom.

Celebrating Next Door’s 45th Anniversary

As we celebrate Next Door’s 50th Anniversary in 2019, we’re taking a look back at other anniversary celebrations over the years. We hope you enjoy the memories!

Celebrating Next Door’s 40th Anniversary

We’re taking a look back in time at former anniversary milestones for Next Door. The 40th Anniversary celebration came in 2009 with a special event at the Harley-Davidson Museum.

Milwaukee PBS profiles Leading Men Fellowship at Next Door

A partnership program providing more positive male role models in Next Door’s early childhood classrooms is the subject of a recent report in the Black Nouveau show from Milwaukee PBS.

Gracia and Jim Willis: Next Door supporters from the beginning

Gracia and Jim Willis were part of a devoted group of parishioners and clergy at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church who helped create Next Door in 1969. They recently came back to visit the organization for our 50th Anniversary Celebration in October.