Violence Free Zone (VFZ)
Violence-Free Zone is the national model of a youth violence reduction and high-risk student mentoring program created by the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. The goal of the Violence-Free Zone initiative is to reduce violence and disruptions in the schools and prepare students for learning.
City Year is a national organization that works with freshmen to provide academic assistance and guidance through their first year in high school. This includes reviewing student achievement data, assisting students with goal setting, and welcoming students into the building.
For more information about the work of Milwaukee City Year, visit their website: https://www.cityyear.org/milwaukee
Milwaukee Recreation Twilight
- Ages: 12-18 years old
- Mondays and Wednesdays: 6-9 p.m.
- Saturdays: 6-10 p.m. (families welcome – Family Nights are open to youth ages 11 and younger, but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 18 years old.)
For more information on Twilight and their programs visit their website: https://milwaukeerecreation.net/en/Programs/MPS-CARES/Twilight-Centers.htm