Byron Tweeten: Next Door’s First Executive Director
Former colleagues praised Byron for his inclusionary approach, his natural ability to motivate his team and his sensitive way of connecting with neighborhood youth.
Leading Men Fellowship at Next Door
The Leading Men Fellowship program allows young men of color to explore a career in early childhood education while helping get children ready for school.
Child Care Partnership Family Engagement Success
Walter Trueh never misses a chance to climb aboard Next Door’s Books for Kids Mobile Library when the crew visits one of Next Door’s Early Head Start Child Care Partnership sites.
A Books for Kids Champion: Jenny Leibl
A company volunteer opportunity introduced Jenny Leibl to Books for Kids and her support just grew from there!
No Small Matter Screening
The new documentary, No Small Matter, came to Milwaukee in late February as part of an effort to spread community awareness about the importance of high quality early childhood education.
A Next Door Volunteer Family: Meet the Majors
The Major Family from Hartland discovered Next Door in 2015 and remains a loyal supporter of our children and families.
Next Door’s Winter 2019 Newsletter
We are dedicating our winter newsletter to Next Door’s 50th Anniversary this year.
Early Childhood Scholar Success: Alicia Lewis
Alicia Lewis now works as an assistant teacher at Next Door after completing the agency’s Early Childhood Scholars Program with Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Next Door Alumni Success: JohnQuell Tucker
JohnQuell Tucker attended Next Door from 1995 to 1997. He is now a social worker in Milwaukee.
Marquette University President’s Challenge Grant selects project at Next Door
A mental health clinic will open at Next Door in 2019 as part of a community partnership project.