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Tracey Sparrow

Tracey Sparrow, president of Next Door (as of: September 3rd, 2015).

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Seeking Black Males To Teach Children

Seeking Black Males To Teach Children

Only 2% of nation's teachers are Black men. Next Door's Jeremy Walton wants to change that.

Convening aims for needed change in early childhood education system
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Convening aims for needed change in early childhood education system

Greater Milwaukee Foundation continues ‘A Milwaukee for All’ series Sept. 17

Next Door celebrates 30 years of Books for Kids
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Next Door celebrates 30 years of Books for Kids

The celebration will feature Next Door’s largest community book drive July 12-23

Ald. Dimitrijevic and Milwaukee Diaper Mission to distribute diapers to those in need
Walk, run or ride in the 2021 Virtual Walk for Children for Next Door!
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Walk, run or ride in the 2021 Virtual Walk for Children for Next Door!

The event supports Next Door’s early childhood education programs for central city families

Brook Lopez Commits $25,000 to Next Door Through ‘Blocks for Books’ Program
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Brook Lopez Commits $25,000 to Next Door Through ‘Blocks for Books’ Program

Lopez’s pledge builds on $110,000 donation from last season

Summerfest Fans Invited to Give Back – Donation Drive-Up Benefiting Hunger Task Force and Next Door
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Summerfest Fans Invited to Give Back – Donation Drive-Up Benefiting Hunger Task Force and Next Door

Public Encouraged to Donate and Receive Summerfest 2021 Ticket

Next Door raises minimum wage to $15
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Next Door raises minimum wage to $15

The move marks the second minimum wage increase in two years by the early childhood education provider

City Hall: Barrett Will Tout Public Safety, Jobs, DNC
City Hall

Barrett Will Tout Public Safety, Jobs, DNC

State of the City speech to note a special DNC Doors Open and positive national press.

Colectivo Coffee partners with Next Door on community book drive in April
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Colectivo Coffee partners with Next Door on community book drive in April

All 13 Colectivo locations in the Milwaukee area will collect donations of children's books for Next Door from April 1 to April 21, 2019

Next Door recruiting volunteer readers for Community Read with Me on April 30
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Next Door recruiting volunteer readers for Community Read with Me on April 30

Program will feature one-on-one or small group story time in 60 Next Door classrooms

Leading Men Fellows program offers promising impact for young Milwaukee children
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Leading Men Fellows program offers promising impact for young Milwaukee children

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - December 13, 2018

Next Door Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Free Books to Milwaukee Children in Need
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Next Door Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Free Books to Milwaukee Children in Need

Books for Kids October 7 event honors Kellner and Harley-Davidson

Next Door President Keintz to retire; Board names Tracey Sparrow as successor
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Next Door President Keintz to retire; Board names Tracey Sparrow as successor

Dr. Sparrow’s deep expertise in early education and her focus on creating a better future for at-risk youth makes her ideally suited to lead Next Door.

Junior League of Milwaukee selects Milwaukee Center for Independence as its 100th Anniversary Community Partner
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Junior League of Milwaukee selects Milwaukee Center for Independence as its 100th Anniversary Community Partner

Partnership will help meet community need to support babies born to drug-addicted mothers