Layton Boulevard West Neighbors Announces Name Change to VIA CDC
Milwaukee nonprofit celebrates 25 years of impact, announces new name
MILWAUKEE, WI (Oct. 29, 2020) – Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) a nonprofit on Milwaukee’s south side announced their new name: VIA CDC. With this change, they are embracing their role as one of Milwaukee’s Community Development Corporations (CDCs) as they continue their mission to be a partner in building strong, healthy neighborhoods where everyone can thrive.
Since their founding in 1995 by the School Sisters of St. Francis (SSSF), VIA has worked alongside neighbors and other stakeholders to collectively leverage over $50 million of neighborhood investment in housing, small businesses, street and park renovations, and other community initiatives that improve quality of life. VIA has been a partner to neighbors and entrepreneurs who have improved over 1,000 homes, opened 40 new businesses and created 150 jobs in the neighborhoods surrounding the SSSF headquarters.
VIA looks forward to many more years of connecting people, strengthening places and building a more equitable Milwaukee. Visit viacdc.org to explore the new website, brand, and their organization.
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