AWE recognized at 2018 MANDI Awards

Close to 800 people gathered at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on March 15 for the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI), presented by LISC Milwaukee. This annual event recognizes economic development in the Milwaukee community.

Artists Working in Education, Inc., was pleased to be joined by 11 other nominees and winners.


AWE staff, artists and board members celebrate as they exit the stage at the MANDI awards. Photo courtesy of LISC Milwaukee.

AWE won the BMO Harris Cornerstone Award which honors organizations with a long-standing commitment to neighborhoods that has demonstrated persistence and effectiveness over time.

The MANDI awards that AWE received on March 15, 2018. Left to Right: BMO Harris Cornerstone Award and Well’s Fargo People’s Choice Award.

Along with Safe & Sound and Pete’s Market, AWE was honored with one of the three Well’s Fargo People’s Choice awards and a financial contribution of $1,000.

We are thankful to our board members, staff, community partners, supporters and program participants.

Read more about all the nominees and winners and watch their videos at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.