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... READ MORE
Evers Awards More Than $82 Million in Equitable Recovery Grants

Gov. Evers Awards More Than $82 Million in Equitable Recovery Grants

MILWAUKEE — Gov. Tony Evers today announced more than $82 million in grants through the Equitable Recovery Grant Program have been awarded to support community-based organizations working to increase equity and eliminate disparities in communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic statewide. “From Beloit to Lac du Flambeau, the organizations receiving…

Christmas Party in a box

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…


Local workforce development board launches new satellite location

City-based community organization and suburban church are partners in collaborative effort MILWAUKEE, WI, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 – Employ Milwaukee, the workforce development board serving Milwaukee County will celebrate the grand opening of a new satellite location, along with collaborative partner St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church at co-collaborator City on a…


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…

Art Serna

City on a Hill Names Art Serna New CEO

The City on a Hill board of directors announced today that it has named Art Serna as CEO. Serna, who joined the organization in August of 2020, will lead City on A Hill at a significant time in its history as the organization expands its service offerings to address the needs…


City on a Hill hires new CEO

Milwaukee-based nonprofit City on a Hill has hired Art Serna as the organization’s new CEO. City on a Hill at 2224 W. Kilbourn Ave in Milwaukee has a mission to break the cycle of generational poverty through assistance in central city neighborhoods. The organization has a 20-person staff that provides…