WTMJ4 report: Opportunity Gaps facing African American Students in Education

The report includes perspective from Next Door on the role of early childhood education in closing educational gaps for African American students.

Next Door’s Spring 2020 Newsletter

We’re checking in with our latest community newsletter offering a closer look at how Next Door is supporting its staff, students and families during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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.

Next Door’s Winter 2020 Newsletter

We’re checking in with our latest community newsletter filled with updates from our 50th Anniversary celebration, new community partnership programs, a big birthday for Books for Kids and more!

Milwaukee Bucks Lopez brothers visit Next Door

Brook and Robin Lopez with the Milwaukee Bucks came to Next Door as part of their “Blocks for Books” charitable program benefiting Next Door this season.

WTMJ4, Scholastic partner to support Next Door

Next Door received more than 1,000 new books for students as part of a book fair experience on National Reading Day.

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.