Category: Press

City on a Hill a Collaborator in ‘Safer City MKE’ bracelets effort

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee’s newest public safety initiative – “Safer City MKE” – is targeting some of its youngest citizens, and it hinges on a bracelet. Mayor Cavalier Johnson was quick to say, Thursday, that the initiative is not designed to prevent every crime from happening. Instead, leaders hope wearing the…

Howard University students advocate for youth mental health in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Throughout the pandemic, many people experienced mental health challenges. One group of college students is hoping to bring awareness to the subject. Twelve students from Howard University in Washington D.C. spent their alternative spring break at City on a Hill in Milwaukee. City on a Hill is a...

City on a Hill provided families in need with a ‘Christmas Party in a box’

MILWAUKEE — Though I was born and raised in Milwaukee, I’m still surprised to learn of wonderful organizations doing great things. Such is the case with City on a Hill. While looking for people helping those in need for the holidays, I came across them. Located in the heart of…

Bold plan for the future – Serna steers Milwaukee nonprofit into next 20 years

Art Serna has come to realize that one of the greatest ways to impact change in a community begins with listening. Since he became CEO of the Milwaukee nonprofit City on a Hill, Serna has been conducting a citywide listening tour to find out more about the challenges in the…