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The Goodman Community Center is a busy place! Read on below for a glimpse of the wonderful things happening here.

‘Human Powered: Humanity Unlocked’ Co-hosted by Dasha Kelly Hamilton and Adam Carr

November 17, 2023

Noteworthy books, podcasts and movies to foster equity through understanding — and action

Just Thinking

GCC teens stand in front of a statue of a panther at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

LOFT assisting teens with college prep

November 16, 2023

A LOFT program seeks to help teens break down the college application process into manageable steps.

Lussier LOFT High School, Eastside News Stories, Teens

There are several precautions that can be taken to prevent falls

November 10, 2023

Wisconsin ranks No. 1 in fall-related deaths. Many believe falling is an inevitable part of aging.

Older Adults, Eastside News Stories

Celebrating Veterans: A Q+A with Three Vets in GCCs Older Adult Program

November 9, 2023

Karl Kleeman, Gary Lothe and Bobbi Brown discuss their experiences in the service, their lives after serving and their thoughts on Veterans Day.

Older Adults, Community Stories

Goodman Community Center teens Shayla and Kiara outside the center.

Goodman Community Center is a special place to these 2 amazing teens

November 3, 2023

When GCC is a student’s ‘third place’ — offering a deep sense of belonging — they create a more secure future for themselves.

Lussier LOFT High School, Letesha Nelson, Eastside News Stories, Teens

Staff Spotlight: Ms. Judy

October 27, 2023

Volunteering, clowns and a classroom built for growing minds: get to know Purple House's Ms. Judy.

Volunteers, Childcare, Community Stories

From the Desk of Letesha Nelson

October 26, 2023

Thanksgiving update: So many families need our help this year.

Letesha Letters, Letesha Nelson

Nia Ryan, founder of Herbiery, pours one of the hop-less beers the taproom serves.

Herbiery serves brews without the bitter flower

October 18, 2023

Herbiery’s taproom on Winnebago Street is a welcoming, inviting space for everyone.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

Willy Street Co-op makes stores more accessible

October 11, 2023

Willy Street Co-op partnered with Step Up: Equity Matters to find and correct accessibility issues in the stores.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News

From the Desk of Letesha Nelson

October 5, 2023

Believe it or not, it's time to talk turkey! We're gearing up for Thanksgiving at the Goodman Center.

Letesha Letters, Letesha Nelson

The Ideal artist

Art is in Jo Jensen’s blood

October 4, 2023

East side resident Jo Jensen is an artist and her art is who she is. Jensen paints astonishing works using acrylics and builds sculptures.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News