Special Events
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Come celebrate the power of Next Door's impact in Milwaukee at our special events throughout the year. Na'Zarrah, Niziera and Tikiya would love your support!

Special Events

  • No Small Matter Screening

    No Small Matter Screening

    Next Door is hosting a public screening of the documentary No Small Matter on the morning of Friday, November 22, 2019.

    We are working with the Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus to present the film, which raises awareness about the critical period of brain development in a child’s first five years and the importance of investing in high quality early childhood education.

    We will welcome members of the caucus and community leaders, and also offer breakfast and post-screening discussions.

    Click HERE to view an event flyer with more details and registration information.

    Click HERE for the No Small Matter website.

  • Past Next Door's 50th Anniversary Events

    Past Next Door's 50th Anniversary Events

    50th Anniversary Celebration
    October 3, 2019
    Northwestern Mutual

    More than 400 guests attended Next Door’s 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Northwestern Mutual tower in downtown Milwaukee. The event drew supporters from Next Door’s past and present to celebrate our achievements over 50 years and raise funding for our critical early childhood programs for central city families. Click HERE to read more about the event.

    Walk for Children
    May 18, 2019
    Next Door

    Next Door welcomed 515 guests and volunteers for the 2019 Walk for Children. The event featured Green Bay Packers Kenny Clark as the Walk Leader, a block party packed with family-friendly activities and special recognition for the Walk for Children Presenting Sponsor – Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Click HERE to read more about the event.

    Community Read with Me
    April 30, 2019
    Next Door

    Next Door welcomed 335 volunteer readers to fill every classroom across Next Door’s three locations for one-on-one story time with Next Door students. Click HERE to read more.

    No Small Matter Screening
    February 27, 2019
    Marquette University

    Next Door hosted a screening of No Small Matter – a new documentary that raises awareness of the importance of early childhood education and how it can help prepare children for elementary school and beyond. Click HERE for more information and to view a trailer of the film.

    President’s Breakfast
    January 25, 2019
    Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

    Next Door launched its 50th Anniversary Campaign this year by returning to the place where the organization began in 1969. Click HERE to read more.